thermald [ OPTIONS ]
thermald is a Linux daemon used to prevent the overheating of plat-
forms. This daemon monitors temperature and applies compensation using
available cooling methods.
By default, it monitors CPU temperature using available CPU digital
temperature sensors and maintains CPU temperature under control, before
HW takes aggressive correction action. If there is a skin temperature
sensor in thermal sysfs, then it tries to keep skin temperature under
Optionally thermal daemon can act as a primary thermal controller by
using thermal sysfs or an comprehensive configuration using an XML con-
figuration file (thermal-conf.xml).
Show help options.
Print thermald version and exit.
Don't become a daemon: Default is daemon mode.
log severity: info level and up.
log severity: debug level and up: Max logging.
Poll interval in seconds: Poll for zone temperature changes. To
disable polling, set to zero. Polling can only be disabled, if
available temperature sensors can notify temperature change
Act as exclusive thermal controller. This will use user-space
governor for thermal sysfs and take over control.
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