Exponential LED brightness Re: [PATCH v4 0/6] leds: lm3692x: Allow to set ovp and brigthness mode
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Jan 07 2020 - 08:31:23 EST
> Overvoltage protection and brightness mode are currently hardcoded
> as 29V and disabled in the driver. Make these configurable via DT.
> This v4 moves the exponential brightness mode to the back of the series
> as per Pavel's request:
> The end result is identical and i've tested everything still works when
> dropping the last to patches and checked compiltion via
Thank you. Applied 1-4 (with some reformatting of changelog, and
We should decide if LEDs should be linear or not. Most LEDs are linear
now, and we may want to make it part of the API. Additional advantage
is that linear is "well defined". It is actually quite important for
RGB LEDs, because you get wrong colors otherwise.
(Non-linear can have advantages, too... like needing less bits.)
So, my suggestion is to document LEDs as linear, and leave
exponential->linear conversion to someone else.
(cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html
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