APPLIED[OSP1] Re: [PATCH 0/4][SRU][B][D][E][OEM-B][OEM-OSP1-B] Can't adjust brightness on
tjaalton at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 18 09:42:47 UTC 2019
On 7.11.2019 8.36, AceLan Kao wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1813877
> The dell-uart-backlight driver has been loaded, but the backlight is
> controller by graphics driver instead of scalar IC. The old way to
> determinate weather the driver should be loaded is not working anymore,
> since the behavior of scalar command, show firmware version, is not the
> same as old platforms.
> Using more a reliable command, get_scalar_status, to check if scalar is in
> charge of the AIO backlight.
> For the old platforms which don't have the new command, I add a list to
> list them all and use the old way to determinate the scalar IC.
> Verified on old and new Dell AIO platforms.
> [Regression Potential]
> Low. The quirk lists all old platforms which use the old way to check if
> scalar IC is in use. So, it won't change the behavior on old platforms,
> and apply the new method on new platforms.
> AceLan Kao (4):
> UBUNTU: SAUCE: platform/x86: dell-uart-backlight: add missing status
> UBUNTU: SAUCE: platform/x86: dell-uart-backlight: load driver by
> scalar status
> UBUNTU: SAUCE: platform/x86: dell-uart-backlight: add force parameter
> UBUNTU: SAUCE: platform/x86: dell-uart-backlight: add quirk for old
> drivers/platform/x86/dell-uart-backlight.c | 73 +++++++++++++++++++---
> 1 file changed, 64 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
applied to osp1 oem-next, thanks
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