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Date:	Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:30:19 +0400
From:	Igor Gnatenko <i.gnatenko.brain@...il.com>
To:	Aaron Lu <aaron.lu@...el.com>
Cc:	linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org, intel-gfx@...ts.freedesktop.org,
	dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel@...ll.ch>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>,
	Matthew Garrett <matthew.garrett@...ula.com>,
	Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@...onical.com>,
	Lee Chun-Yi <joeyli.kernel@...il.com>,
	Richard Purdie <rpurdie@...ys.net>,
	Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac@...ian.org>,
	Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@...il.com>,
	Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <ibm-acpi@....eng.br>,
	Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@...ux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] Fix Win8 backlight issue

On Wed, 2013-09-18 at 09:03 +0800, Aaron Lu wrote:
> On 09/17/2013 09:34 PM, Igor Gnatenko wrote:
> > On Tue, 2013-09-17 at 17:23 +0800, Aaron Lu wrote:
> >> v1 has the subject of "Rework ACPI video driver" and is posted here:
> >> http://lkml.org/lkml/2013/9/9/74
> >> Since the objective is really to fix Win8 backlight issues, I changed
> >> the subject in this version, sorry about that.
> >>
> >> This patchset has three patches, the first introduced a new API named
> >> backlight_device_registered in backlight layer that can be used for
> >> backlight interface provider module to check if a specific type backlight
> >> interface has been registered, see changelog for patch 1/3 for details.
> >> Then patch 2/3 does the cleanup to sepeate the backlight control and
> >> event delivery functionality in the ACPI video module and patch 3/3
> >> solves some Win8 backlight control problems by avoiding register ACPI
> >> video's backlight interface if:
> >> 1 Kernel cmdline option acpi_backlight=video is not given;
> >> 2 This is a Win8 system;
> >> 3 Native backlight control interface exists.
> >>
> >> Technically, patch 2/3 is not required to fix the issue here. So if you
> >> think it is not necessary, I can remove it from the series.
> >>
> >> Apply on top of v3.12-rc1.
> >>
> >> Aaron Lu (3):
> >>   backlight: introduce backlight_device_registered
> >>   ACPI / video: seperate backlight control and event interface
> >>   ACPI / video: Do not register backlight if win8 and native interface
> >>     exists
> >>
> >>  drivers/acpi/internal.h             |   5 +-
> >>  drivers/acpi/video.c                | 442 ++++++++++++++++++++----------------
> >>  drivers/acpi/video_detect.c         |  14 +-
> >>  drivers/video/backlight/backlight.c |  31 +++
> >>  include/acpi/video.h                |   2 +
> >>  include/linux/backlight.h           |   4 +
> >>  6 files changed, 300 insertions(+), 198 deletions(-)
> >>
> > 
> > Aaron, how about fix indicator on ThinkPads ?
> 
> Can you please describe the problem in detail, is it that when you
> adjust brightness level through hotkey, there is no GUI indication?
> Thanks.
> 
> -Aaron

Yes. On my ThinkPad X230 I pressing backlight hotkeys. Actually
brightnes changing, but have no indicator in GUI.

-- 
Igor Gnatenko
Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug)
Linux 3.11.1-300.fc20.x86_64

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