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Date:   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 12:35:47 +0200
From:   Jean-Jacques Hiblot <>
To:     <>, <>, <>,
        <>, <>
CC:     <>, <>,
        <>, <>,
        Jean-Jacques Hiblot <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] dt-bindings: leds: document new "power-supply" property

Most of the LEDs are powered by a voltage/current regulator. describing in
the device-tree makes it possible for the LED core to enable/disable it
when needed.

Signed-off-by: Jean-Jacques Hiblot <>
 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt
index 70876ac11367..e093a2b7eb90 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/common.txt
@@ -61,6 +61,11 @@ Optional properties for child nodes:
 - panic-indicator : This property specifies that the LED should be used,
 		    if at all possible, as a panic indicator.
+- power-supply : A voltage/current regulator used to to power the LED. When a
+		 LED is turned off, the LED core disable its regulator. The
+		 same regulator can power many LED (or other) devices. It is
+		 turned off only when all of its users disabled it.
 - trigger-sources : List of devices which should be used as a source triggering
 		    this LED activity. Some LEDs can be related to a specific
 		    device and should somehow indicate its state. E.g. USB 2.0

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