path: root/drivers/thermal
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authorEduardo Valentin <eduardo.valentin@ti.com>2013-04-23 21:48:20 +0000
committerZhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com>2013-04-25 00:56:39 +0800
commita00e55f9c8c06e2bba5db5f2e7dec16b86d560ec (patch)
tree406023d2f8cf4901005ea18ccac3aa0bb0ea155b /drivers/thermal
parent269c174f27d2753ae809b86c9fbf5a8743a1c065 (diff)
thermal: update kernel-doc for thermal_zone_device_register
This patch updates the documentation for thermal_zone_device_register and removes the warnings generated by scripts/kernel-doc -v. Signed-off-by: Eduardo Valentin <eduardo.valentin@ti.com> Signed-off-by: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/thermal')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c b/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c
index 9c653c607b2..f36cd44816d 100644
--- a/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c
+++ b/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c
@@ -1580,7 +1580,7 @@ static void remove_trip_attrs(struct thermal_zone_device *tz)
- * thermal_zone_device_register - register a new thermal zone device
+ * thermal_zone_device_register() - register a new thermal zone device
* @type: the thermal zone device type
* @trips: the number of trip points the thermal zone support
* @mask: a bit string indicating the writeablility of trip points
@@ -1593,8 +1593,15 @@ static void remove_trip_attrs(struct thermal_zone_device *tz)
* whether trip points have been crossed (0 for interrupt
* driven systems)
+ * This interface function adds a new thermal zone device (sensor) to
+ * /sys/class/thermal folder as thermal_zone[0-*]. It tries to bind all the
+ * thermal cooling devices registered at the same time.
* thermal_zone_device_unregister() must be called when the device is no
* longer needed. The passive cooling depends on the .get_trend() return value.
+ *
+ * Return: a pointer to the created struct thermal_zone_device or an
+ * in case of error, an ERR_PTR. Caller must check return value with
+ * IS_ERR*() helpers.
struct thermal_zone_device *thermal_zone_device_register(const char *type,
int trips, int mask, void *devdata,