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Date:	Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:03:49 +0800
From:	Aaron Lu <aaron.lu@...el.com>
To:	Igor Gnatenko <i.gnatenko.brain@...il.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 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
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