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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] backlight: pwm_bl: Fix brightness levels for non-DT case.
On Fri, 30 Nov 2018, Enric Balletbo Serra wrote:

> Hi,
> Missatge de Enric Balletbo i Serra <enric.balletbo@collabora.com> del
> dia dc., 7 de nov. 2018 a les 9:56:
> >
> > Commit '88ba95bedb79 ("backlight: pwm_bl: Compute brightness of LED
> > linearly to human eye")' allows the possibility to compute a default
> > brightness table when there isn't the brightness-levels property in the
> > DT. Unfortunately the changes made broke the pwm backlight for the
> > non-DT boards.
> >
> > Usually, the non-DT boards don't pass the brightness levels via platform
> > data, instead, it sets the max_brightness in their platform data and the
> > driver calculates the level without a table. The offending patch assumed
> > that when there is no brightness levels table we should create one, but this
> > is clearly wrong for the non-DT case.
> >
> > After this patch the code handles the DT and the non-DT case taking in
> > consideration also if max_brightness is set or not.
> >
> > Fixes: 88ba95bedb79 ("backlight: pwm_bl: Compute brightness of LED linearly to human eye")
> > Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> > Reported-by: Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@free.fr>
> > Signed-off-by: Enric Balletbo i Serra <enric.balletbo@collabora.com>
> > Tested-by: Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@free.fr>
> > Acked-by: Daniel Thompson <daniel.thompson@linaro.org>
> > ---
> >
> > Changes in v3:
> > - Fixed some typos in commit message.
> > - Removed ' in Fixes tag.
> >
> > Changes in v2:
> > - Rebase on top of mainline
> > - Add Tested-by and Acked-by tags.
> >
> > drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
> > 1 file changed, 35 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

[...]

> A gentle ping on this patch.

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