Re: [PATCH 2/3] DT: EVM: add LEDs
From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Wed Sep 28 2016 - 11:12:51 EST
* H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [160927 23:50]:
> > Am 28.09.2016 um 05:37 schrieb Tony Lindgren <tony@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > * H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [160927 13:11]:
> >>> Am 27.09.2016 um 21:49 schrieb Tony Lindgren <tony@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> >>> How about this for defaults:
> >>> - heartbeat for led3
> >>> - cpu0 for led4
> >>> - cpu1 for led5
> >> Good idea. Will try.
> >> What I don't exactly know is if these gpios based on an I2C-expander
> >> can handle cpu activity triggers or if they are locked up if this i2c
> >> processing triggers another cpu activity...
> > Oh right, if the GPIOs are on the i2c bus
> yes, they are all gpio9 which is the tca6424 on i2c5.
> > it's probably not a good
> > idea :) Or at least will be inaccurate if the bus can sleep.
> I have tested a little by writing to /sys/class/leds/.../trigger.
> If I make one LED trigger by "cpu0" it is always on and if I make
> a second one triggered by "cpu1" the heartbeat becomes irregular.
> So indeed this does not work.
So should we just leave the default trigger unpopulated then?