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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] leds: lp50xx: Add the LP50XX family of the RGB LED driver
Hi!

> >>> You know what? First, submit driver with similar functionality to
> >>> existing RGB drivers, using same interface existing drivers are
> >>> using. When that is accepted, we can talk about extending
> >>> kernel<->user interfaces.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I could do that but then there is no way for users to have any other color but "white" with this driver.
> >> That defeats the purpose of the device itself.
> >
> > No, that is not what I meant.
> >
> > We do have RGB drivers in tree, they just present three separate LEDs
> > -- red, green and blue. I ask you to do the same for initial
> > submission.
> >
>
> For clarification you are asking me to register a LED class per
> output pin?

Yes.

> As explained before the Master brightness register has absolute control over the output current
> to the LED outputs regardless of the color control setting.
>

Yes, just set master brightness to 255 and you can ignore it.

> > You'll still be able to set brightness independently on the
> > red/green/blue LEDs...
> >
>
> But which one would control the overall brightness of the cluster?

You would not have that control in initial version of the patch.

Pavel
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