Re: [PATCH] backlight: pwm_bl: Fix brightness levels for non-DT case.

From: Robert Jarzmik
Date: Sat Aug 25 2018 - 04:04:23 EST

Enric Balletbo i Serra <enric.balletbo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Commit '88ba95bedb79 ("backlight: pwm_bl: Compute brightness of LED
> linearly to human eye")' allows the possibility to compute a default
> brightness table when there isn't the brightness-levels property in the
> DT. Unfortunately the changes made broke the pwm backlight for the
> non-DT boards.
> Usually, the non-DT boards don't pass the brightness levels via platform
> data, instead, they set the max_brightness in their platform data and the
> driver calculates the level without a table. The ofending patch assumed
> that when there is no brightness levels table we should create one, but this
> is clearly wrong for the non-DT case.
> After this patch the code handles the DT and the non-DT case taking in
> consideration also if max_brightness is set or not. The default table is
> only created when neither, brightness-levels and max_brightness, are
> set.
> The patch also fixes another issue found by Robert. Before this patch
> looks like a division by 0 was possible when state.period returned 0 by
> pwm_get_state(). This is because pwm_get_state() was called before
> pwm_apply_args() so state.period was not initialized. The patch moves
> the pwm_apply_args() call before any call to pwm_get_state().
> Fixes: '88ba95bedb79 ("backlight: pwm_bl: Compute brightness of LED linearly to human eye")'
> Reported-by: Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@xxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Enric Balletbo i Serra <enric.balletbo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Robert Jarzmik <robert.jarzmik@xxxxxxx>