Re: [PATCH v3 09/11] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Control RGB keyboard backlight
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed May 08 2019 - 13:13:37 EST
> > The WMI exposes two methods for controlling RGB keyboard backlight, which
> > allows controlling:
> > * RGB components in range 00 - ff,
> > * Switch between 4 effects,
> > * Switch between 3 effect speed modes,
> > * Separately enable the backlight on boot, in the awake state (after driver
> > load), in sleep mode, and probably in something called shutdown mode (no
> > observable effects of enabling it are known so far).
> > The configuration should be written to several sysfs parameter buffers
> > which are then written via WMI by writing either 1 or 2 to the "kbbl_set"
> > parameter. When reading the buffers the last written value is returned.
> > If the 2 is written to "kbbl_set", the parameters will be reset on reboot
> > (temporary mode), 1 is permanent mode, parameters are retained.
> > The calls use new 3-dword input buffer method call.
> > The functionality is only enabled if corresponding DSTS methods return
> > exact valid values.
> > The following script demonstrates usage:
> > echo Red [00 - ff]
> > echo 33 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_red
> > echo Green [00 - ff]
> > echo ff > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_green
> > echo Blue [00 - ff]
> > echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_blue
> > echo Mode: 0 - static color, 1 - breathing, 2 - color cycle, 3 - strobing
> > echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_mode
> > echo Speed for modes 1 and 2: 0 - slow, 1 - medium, 2 - fast
> > echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_speed
> > echo Enable: 02 - on boot, before module load, 08 - awake, 20 - sleep,
> > echo 2a or ff to set all
> > echo 2a > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_flags
> > echo Save: 1 - permanently, 2 - temporarily, reset after reboot
> > echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-nb-wmi/kbbl/kbbl_set
> Shouldn't be the LED subsystem driver for this?
Yes, please. We have common interface for LED drivers; this needs to
(cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html
Description: Digital signature