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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 RESEND] video: backlight: pwm_bl: Initialize fb_bl_on[x] and use_count during pwm_backlight_probe()
Dear All,

> Dear All,
>
> > Thierry, Jingoo,
> >
> > Please respond to Lukasz.
>
> Yes, your response is more than welcome....... :-)

More, more than welcome.

Ping for this patch. I do understand that kernel developers are busy
people, but this patch is not reviewed since Nov last year :-)

>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Łukasz Majewski
>
> >
> > On Mon, 26 Dec 2016, Lukasz Majewski wrote:
> >
> > > The commit a55944ca82d2
> > > ("backlight: update bd state & fb_blank properties when
> > > necessary") has posed some extra restrictions on blanking and
> > > unblanking frame buffer device.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, pwm_bl driver's probe did not initialize members of
> > > struct backlight_device necessary for further blank/unblank
> > > operation.
> > >
> > > This code in case of initial unblank of backlight device (default
> > > behaviour) sets use_count to 1 and marks this particular backlight
> > > device as used by all available fb devices (since it is not known
> > > during probe how much and which fb devices will be assigned).
> > >
> > > Without this code, the backlight works properly until one tries to
> > > blank it manually from sysfs with "echo 1
> > > > /sys/class/graphics/fb0/blank". Since fb_bl_on[0] and use_count
> > > > were both set to 0, the logic at
> > > fb_notifier_callback (@backlight.c) thought that we didn't turn on
> > > (unblanked) the backlight device and refuses to disable (blank)
> > > it. As a result we see garbage from fb displayed.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Lukasz Majewski <l.majewski@majess.pl>
> > > ---
> > > The patch has been tested on i.MX6q with vanilla 4.9 kernel.
> > > It applies on 4.10-rc1.
> > > ---
> > > drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c | 10 +++++++++-
> > > 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c
> > > b/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c index 1261400..6859ba0 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c
> > > @@ -202,7 +202,7 @@ static int pwm_backlight_probe(struct
> > > platform_device *pdev) struct pwm_bl_data *pb;
> > > int initial_blank = FB_BLANK_UNBLANK;
> > > struct pwm_args pargs;
> > > - int ret;
> > > + int ret, i;
> > >
> > > if (!data) {
> > > ret = pwm_backlight_parse_dt(&pdev->dev,
> > > &defdata); @@ -348,6 +348,14 @@ static int
> > > pwm_backlight_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > bl->props.brightness = data->dft_brightness;
> > > bl->props.power = initial_blank;
> > > +
> > > + if (initial_blank == FB_BLANK_UNBLANK) {
> > > + for (i = 0; i < FB_MAX; i++)
> > > + bl->fb_bl_on[i] = true;
> > > +
> > > + bl->use_count = 1;
> > > + }
> > > +
> > > backlight_update_status(bl);
> > >
> > > platform_set_drvdata(pdev, bl);
> >
>
> Best regards,
>
> Lukasz Majewski
>
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>
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Best regards,

Lukasz Majewski

--

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HRB 165235 Munich, Office: Kirchenstr.5, D-82194 Groebenzell, Germany
Phone: (+49)-8142-66989-10 Fax: (+49)-8142-66989-80 Email: wd@denx.de

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