TMON: A Linux Kernel Thermal Monitor/Tuner
The latest open-source work being done for improving Linux thermal monitoring and tuning is the TMON project that hopes to be mainlined within the Linux kernel.
TMON is a kernel tool for monitoring and tuning the kernel's thermal subsystem. In announcing the latest work on the tool, its creator Jacob Pan describes the work as:
Increasingly, Linux is running on thermally constrained devices. The simple thermal relationship between processor and fan has become past for modern computers.
For those wanting more information on TMON, see the Linux kernel mailing list. The tool amounts to just over 2,000 new lines of code.
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