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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] dt-bindings: ti-lmu: Modify dt bindings for the LM3697
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On 4/4/19 1:39 PM, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
> Dan,
>
> On 4/3/19 10:23 PM, Dan Murphy wrote:
>> Jacek
>>
>> On 4/3/19 3:10 PM, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
>>> Hi Dan,
>>>
>>> Thank you for the patch.
>>>
>>> You need Lee Jones on CC for this series.
>>>
>>
>> Yes I saw I missed Lee.
>>
>>> One more comment below.
>>>
>>> On 3/25/19 3:24 PM, Dan Murphy wrote:
>>>> The LM3697 is a single function LED driver. The single function LED
>>>> driver needs to reside in the LED directory as a dedicated LED driver
>>>> and not as a MFD device.  The device does have common brightness and ramp
>>>> features and those can be accomodated by a TI LMU framework.
>>>>
>>>> The LM3697 dt binding needs to be moved from the ti-lmu.txt and a dedicated
>>>> LED dt binding needs to be added.  The new LM3697 LED dt binding will then
>>>> reside in the Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds directory and follow the
>>>> current LED and general bindings guidelines.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>    .../devicetree/bindings/leds/leds-lm3697.txt  | 77 +++++++++++++++++++
>>>>    .../devicetree/bindings/mfd/ti-lmu.txt        | 26 +------
>>>>    2 files changed, 78 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
>>>>    create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/leds-lm3697.txt
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/leds-lm3697.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/leds-lm3697.txt
>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>> index 000000000000..a780f11acd38
>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/leds-lm3697.txt
>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,77 @@
>>>> +* Texas Instruments - LM3697 Highly Efficient White LED Driver
>>>> +
>>>> +The LM3697 11-bit LED driver provides high-
>>>> +performance backlight dimming for 1, 2, or 3 series
>>>> +LED strings while delivering up to 90% efficiency.
>>>> +
>>>> +This device is suitable for display and keypad Lighting
>>>> +
>>>> +Required properties:
>>>> +    - compatible:
>>>> +        "ti,lm3697"
>>>> +    - reg :  I2C slave address
>>>> +    - #address-cells : 1
>>>> +    - #size-cells : 0
>>>> +
>>>> +Optional properties:
>>>> +    - enable-gpios : GPIO pin to enable/disable the device
>>>> +    - vled-supply : LED supply
>>>> +
>>>> +Required child properties:
>>>> +    - reg : 0 - LED is Controlled by bank A
>>>> +        1 - LED is Controlled by bank B
>>>> +    - led-sources : Indicates which HVLED string is associated to which
>>>> +            control bank.  This is a zero based property so
>>>> +            HVLED1 = 0, HVLED2 = 1, HVLED3 = 2.
>>>> +            Additional information is contained
>>>> +            in Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt
>>>> +
>>>> +Optional child properties:
>>>> +    - max_brightness - This determines whether to use 8 bit brightness mode
>>>> +               or 11 bit brightness mode.  If this value is not
>>>> +               set the device is defaulted to the preferred 8bit
>>>> +               brightness mode per 7.3.4.1 of the data sheet.
>>>> +               The values are 255 (8bit) or 2047 (11bit).
>>>
>>> We should use led-max-microamp for that, if possible.
>>>
>>
>> Actually I was thinking this property could move to common.txt
>> LM3697 would use it and it is also defined in leds-pwm.txt leds-netxbig.txt
>
> It was considered back in 2014 when I was working on LED flash
> class framework. It was then assessed inappropriate for describing
> physical property of a device. It needs to be kept in mind that
> it was in the context of flash LEDs, where currents are much
> higher than for common LEDs. Since then we have been always using
> led-max-microamp.
>
> With max-brightness in Device Tree there is also another problem -
> we don't know what it really means - greater allowed current or
> greater resolution.
>
> Why not allow for maximum available brightness resolution for ti-lmu
> always when the amperage is not an issue?
>

Maybe I should rename this to ti,brightness-resolution with the same values.
or ti,brightness-res for short hand.

Or I could try to figure out the max-microamp but it really does not describe the hardware or
the configuration.

Dan


>
>> But I could rename it to led-max-microamp and figure out an algo to convert to max brightness
>>
>> Dan
>>
>


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