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Georgi Djakov
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History Of The Interconnect Framework
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The Interconnect API is a framework for configuring the on-chip interconnects in the system. The framework tunes the system for the best power and performance while taking into acco...

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Daniel Lezcano
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Force Idle When a CPU Is Overheating
Friday, September 18, 2020
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Some intensive tasks can necesitate the Linux kernel to cope with high temperatures. On embedded systems, passive cooling is mandatory to provide a way to cool down the CPUs if...

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Daniel Lezcano
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Thermal Notifications With Netlink
Thursday, July 30, 2020
8 mins read

This blog introduces the thermal framework design and shows where the notification takes place to allow the userspace to be aware of the overall thermal profile of the system. In...

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Daniel Lezcano
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Using Energy Model To Stay In TDP Budget
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
10 mins read

An ever-increasing number of embedded devices need fine grain control on their performance in order to limit the power consumption. There are three primary reasons for this: to increase the...