[Quantal] pull-request: i915 backlight control fixes

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Tue Sep 18 18:44:15 UTC 2012

These i915 backlight patches (cherry-picked from upstream v3.6-rc1)
enable non-functional brightness controls for various laptops including
the Dell XPS 13.

Bug reference: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/954661

This exact patch set has been in use in the HWE Sputnik kernel PPA for
several months[1].

Please consider applying these to Quantal.



[1] https://launchpad.net/~canonical-hwe-team/+archive/sputnik-kernel


The following changes since commit 85ac57fe519d62aaed30b504dccbd7a50a2d68b7:

  UBUNTU: Start new release (2012-09-18 08:40:48 -0400)

are available in the git repository at:

  git://kernel.ubuntu.com/kamal/ubuntu-quantal.git lp954661

for you to fetch changes up to 895ea8045ef3f5f1f4da689da5e07d8a2f16416e:

  drm/i915: allow pipe A for lvds on gen4 (2012-09-18 11:20:19 -0700)

Daniel Vetter (4):
      drm/i915: pnv has a backlight polarity control bit, too
      drm/i915: clear up backlight #define confusion on gen4+
      drm/i915: properly enable the blc controller on the right pipe
      drm/i915: allow pipe A for lvds on gen4

 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_reg.h    |   57 +++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_drv.h   |    3 +-
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_lvds.c  |   34 +++++----------------
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_panel.c |   38 +++++++++++++++++++++++-
 4 files changed, 84 insertions(+), 48 deletions(-)

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