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From: kgunda@codeaurora.org
To: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>
Cc: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>,
	Daniel Thompson <daniel.thompson@linaro.org>,
	Jingoo Han <jingoohan1@gmail.com>,
	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>,
	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org, linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-leds@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-msm-owner@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V1 5/5] backlight: qcom-wled: Add auto string detection logic
Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 10:20:45 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5477037fff5d6f6ef335221220b527b6@codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180514170237.GL14924@minitux>

On 2018-05-14 22:32, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> On Wed 09 May 00:14 PDT 2018, kgunda@codeaurora.org wrote:
> 
>> On 2018-05-07 23:40, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
>> > On Thu 03 May 02:57 PDT 2018, Kiran Gunda wrote:
>> >
>> > [..]
>> > > +
>> > > +#define WLED_AUTO_DETECT_OVP_COUNT		5
>> > > +#define WLED_AUTO_DETECT_CNT_DLY_US		HZ /* 1 second */
>> > > +static bool wled_auto_detection_required(struct wled *wled)
>> >
>> > So cfg.auto_detection_enabled is set, but we didn't have a fault during
>> > wled_auto_detection_at_init(), which I presume indicates that the boot
>> > loader configured the strings appropriately (or didn't enable the BL).
>> > Then first time we try to enable the backlight we will hit the ovp irq,
>> > which will  enter here a few times to figure out that the strings are
>> > incorrectly configured and then we will do the same thing that would
>> > have been done if we probed with a fault.
>> >
>> > This is convoluted!
>> >
>> > If auto-detection is a feature allowing the developer to omit the string
>> > configuration then just do the auto detection explicitly in probe when
>> > the developer did so and then never do it again.
>> >
>> As explained in the previous patch, the auto-detection is needed 
>> later,
>> because are also cases where one/more of the connected LED string of 
>> the
>> display-backlight is malfunctioning (because of damage) and requires 
>> the
>> damaged string to be turned off to prevent the complete panel and/or 
>> board
>> from being damaged.
> 
> Okay, that sounds very reasonable. Please ensure that it's clearly
> described in the commit message, so that we have this documented if
> someone wonders in the future.
> 
> Regards,
> Bjorn
> --
Thanks for that ! Sure I will describe it in the commit message.
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      reply	other threads:[~2018-05-15  4:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-03  9:57 [PATCH V1 0/5] backlight: qcom-wled: Support for QCOM wled driver Kiran Gunda
2018-05-03  9:57 ` [PATCH V1 1/5] qcom: wled: Rename pm8941-wled.c to qcom-wled.c Kiran Gunda
2018-05-07 15:41   ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-10 11:10   ` Pavel Machek
2018-05-03  9:57 ` [PATCH V1 2/5] backlight: qcom-wled: Add support for WLED4 peripheral Kiran Gunda
2018-05-07 16:20   ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-08 10:25     ` kgunda
2018-05-08 17:17       ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-09  5:15         ` kgunda
2018-05-17  9:47       ` kgunda
2018-05-17 12:31         ` Rob Herring
2018-05-17 15:10           ` kgunda
2018-05-18 12:20             ` Rob Herring
2018-05-14 16:57   ` Pavel Machek
2018-05-15  4:55     ` kgunda
2018-05-03  9:57 ` [PATCH V1 3/5] backlight: qcom-wled: Add support for short circuit handling Kiran Gunda
2018-05-07  8:06   ` Dan Carpenter
2018-05-07  9:08     ` kgunda
2018-05-07 17:06   ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-08 10:35     ` kgunda
2018-05-03  9:57 ` [PATCH V1 4/5] backlight: qcom-wled: Add support for OVP interrupt handling Kiran Gunda
2018-05-07 17:21   ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-08 12:26     ` kgunda
2018-05-08 17:19       ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-09  5:06         ` kgunda
2018-05-09  6:16           ` kgunda
2018-05-03  9:57 ` [PATCH V1 5/5] backlight: qcom-wled: Add auto string detection logic Kiran Gunda
2018-05-07 18:10   ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-09  7:14     ` kgunda
2018-05-14 17:02       ` Bjorn Andersson
2018-05-15  4:50         ` kgunda [this message]

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