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SubjectRe: [PATCH] platform/chrome: wilco_ec: Fix keyboard backlight probing
Hi Daniel,
On 8/1/20 16:59, Daniel Campello wrote:
> Hi Enric,
> On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 11:38:58AM +0100, Enric Balletbo i Serra wrote:
>> Hi Daniel,
>> Many thanks for sending the patch upstream.
>> On 7/1/20 19:24, Daniel Campello wrote:
>>> The EC on the Wilco platform responds with 0xFF to commands related to
>>> the keyboard backlight on the absence of a keyboard backlight module.
>>> This change allows the EC driver to continue loading even if the
>>> backlight module is not present.
>> Could you explain a bit more which is the problem you're trying to solve? I am
>> not sure I understand it, isn't the kbbl_exist call for that purpose? (in
>> absence of the keyboard backligh module just don't init the device?)
> kbbl_exists is intended to return a bool based on response.status !=
> 0xFF. Without this patch kbbl_exists will fail and return an -EIO
> error on any value of response.status

Thanks for the explanation I understand now what is happening. I added the Fixed
tag and queued as a fix for chrome-platform-5.5


>> Thanks,
>> Enric

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