Re: Vibrations in input vs. LED was Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] led: ledtrig-transient: add support for hrtimer

From: Jacek Anaszewski
Date: Mon Sep 18 2017 - 16:44:41 EST


On 09/17/2017 07:50 PM, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>>>> Do you think such an improvement could be harmful in some way,
>>>> even if it was made optional?
>>> Of course, we can make LED timing accurate down to microseconds. It will
>>> mean increased overhead -- for "improvement" human can not perceive.
>>> If someone has problems with LED delays not being accurate enough... we
>>> may want to fix it. But that is not the case here, is it?
>> AFAIR David was mentioning that the hr_timer support is perceivable
> He said that hr_timer support is perceivable _when he is driving
> vibration motor_. Which he should not do in the first place.
> Yes, if the difference is perceivable with LED in non-crazy
> configuration (*), we can take the patch. Is it? Do we have someone
> not from Google observing it?
> Pavel
> (*) emulating PWM using blink trigger counts as "crazy" :-)

How about adding CONFIG_LED_TRIGGERS_HR_TIMER_SUPPORT, guarding the
hr timer support in triggers (timer trigger could also benefit from it)
with it, and adding "(EXPERIMENTAL)" tag to the config description?

Best regards,
Jacek Anaszewski