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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 01/15] leds: multicolor: Add sysfs interface definition
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Hi Dan,

Thank you for the v9.

This patch should me melded with 5/15.

On 9/25/19 7:46 PM, Dan Murphy wrote:
> Add a documentation of LED Multicolor LED class specific
> sysfs attributes.
>
> Add multicolor framework class documentation describing the
> usage of the files created.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>
> ---
> .../ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led-multicolor | 35 +++++++
> Documentation/leds/index.rst | 1 +
> Documentation/leds/leds-class-multicolor.rst | 96 +++++++++++++++++++
> 3 files changed, 132 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led-multicolor
> create mode 100644 Documentation/leds/leds-class-multicolor.rst
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led-multicolor b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led-multicolor
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..65cb43de26e6
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led-multicolor
> @@ -0,0 +1,35 @@
> +What: /sys/class/leds/<led>/brightness
> +Date: Sept 2019
> +KernelVersion: 5.5
> +Contact: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>
> +Description: read/write
> + Writing to this file will update all LEDs within the group to a
> + calculated percentage of what each color LED intensity is set
> + to. The percentage is calculated via the equation below:
> +
> + led_brightness = brightness * <color>_intensity/<color>_max_intensity
> +
> + For additional details please refer to
> + Documentation/leds/leds-class-multicolor.rst.
> +
> + The value of the color is from 0 to
> + /sys/class/leds/<led>/max_brightness.
> +
> +What: /sys/class/leds/<led>/colors/<color>_intensity
> +Date: Sept 2019
> +KernelVersion: 5.5
> +Contact: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>
> +Description: read/write
> + The <color>_intensity file is created based on the color
> + defined by the registrar of the class.
> + There is one file per color presented.
> +
> + The value of the color is from 0 to
> + /sys/class/leds/<led>/colors/<color>_max_intensity.
> +
> +What: /sys/class/leds/<led>/colors/<color>_max_intensity
> +Date: Sept 2019
> +KernelVersion: 5.5
> +Contact: Dan Murphy <dmurphy@ti.com>
> +Description: read only
> + Maximum intensity level for the LED color.
> diff --git a/Documentation/leds/index.rst b/Documentation/leds/index.rst
> index 060f4e485897..bc70c6aa7138 100644
> --- a/Documentation/leds/index.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/leds/index.rst
> @@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ LEDs
>
> leds-class
> leds-class-flash
> + leds-class-multicolor
> ledtrig-oneshot
> ledtrig-transient
> ledtrig-usbport
> diff --git a/Documentation/leds/leds-class-multicolor.rst b/Documentation/leds/leds-class-multicolor.rst
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..87a1588d7619
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/leds/leds-class-multicolor.rst
> @@ -0,0 +1,96 @@
> +====================================
> +Multi Color LED handling under Linux
> +====================================
> +
> +Description
> +===========
> +The multi color class groups monochrome LEDs and allows controlling two
> +aspects of the final combined color: hue and lightness. The former is
> +controlled via <color>_intensity files and the latter is controlled
> +via brightness file.
> +
> +For more details on hue and lightness notions please refer to
> +https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CIECAM02.
> +
> +Note that intensity files only cache the written value and the actual
> +change of hardware state occurs upon writing brightness file. This
> +allows for changing many factors of the perceived color in a virtually
> +unnoticeable way for the human observer.
> +
> +Multicolor Class Control
> +========================
> +The multicolor class presents the LED groups under a directory called "colors".
> +This directory is a child under the LED parent node created by the led_class
> +framework. The led_class framework is documented in led-class.rst within this
> +documentation directory.
> +
> +Each colored LED will have two files created under the colors directory
> +<color>_intensity and <color>_max_intensity. These files will contain
> +one of LED_COLOR_ID_* definitions from the header
> +include/dt-bindings/leds/common.h.
> +
> +Directory Layout Example
> +========================
> +root:/sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds# ls -lR colors/
> +-rw-rwxr-- 1 root root 4096 Jul 7 03:10 red_max_intensity
> +--w--wx-w- 1 root root 4096 Jul 7 03:10 red_intensity
> +-rw-rwxr-- 1 root root 4096 Jul 7 03:10 green_max_intensity
> +--w--wx-w- 1 root root 4096 Jul 7 03:10 green_intensity
> +-rw-rwxr-- 1 root root 4096 Jul 7 03:10 blue_max_intensity
> +--w--wx-w- 1 root root 4096 Jul 7 03:10 blue_intensity
> +
> +Multicolor Class Brightness Control
> +===================================
> +The multiclor class framework will calculate each monochrome LEDs intensity.
> +
> +The brightness level for each LED is calculated based on the color LED
> +intensity setting divided by the color LED max intensity setting multiplied by
> +the requested brightness.
> +
> +led_brightness = brightness * <color>_intensity/<color>_max_intensity
> +
> +Example:
> +Three LEDs are present in the group as defined in "Directory Layout Example"
> +within this document.
> +
> +A user first writes the color LED brightness file with the brightness level that
> +is necessary to achieve a blueish violet output from the RGB LED group.
> +
> +echo 138 > /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/red_intensity
> +echo 43 > /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/green_intensity
> +echo 226 > /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/blue_intensity
> +
> +red -
> + intensity = 138
> + max_intensity = 255
> +green -
> + intensity = 43
> + max_intensity = 255
> +blue -
> + intensity = 226
> + max_intensity = 255
> +
> +The user can control the brightness of that RGB group by writing the parent
> +'brightness' control. Assuming a parent max_brightness of 255 the user may want
> +to dim the LED color group to half. The user would write a value of 128 to the
> +parent brightness file then the values written to each LED will be adjusted
> +base on this value
> +
> +cat /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/max_brightness
> +255
> +echo 128 > /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/brightness
> +
> +adjusted_red_value = 128 * 138/255 = 69
> +adjusted_green_value = 128 * 43/255 = 21
> +adjusted_blue_value = 128 * 226/255 = 113
> +
> +Reading the parent brightness file will return the current brightness value of
> +the color LED group.
> +
> +cat /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/max_brightness
> +255
> +
> +echo 128 > /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/brightness
> +
> +cat /sys/class/leds/rgb:grouped_leds/brightness
> +128
>

--
Best regards,
Jacek Anaszewski

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