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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.8.1 0/2] leds: new class for led devices
On Fri, 3 Sep 2004, Kalin KOZHUHAROV wrote:
> > function : a read/write attribute that sets the current function of
> > this led. The available options are
> >
> > timer : the led blinks on and off on a timer
> > idle : the led turns off when the system is idle and on when not idle
> > power : the led represents the current power state
> > user : the led is controlled by user space
>
> Please put the power comment in the source too, e.g. :
>
> +enum led_functions {
> + leds_user = 0, /* user has control of this led through sysfs */
> + leds_timer, /* led blinks on a timer */
> + leds_idle, /* led is on when the system is not idle */
> + leds_power, /* led is on when ?????????????????????? */
> +};
>
> To be honest, I don't get the meaning of any of the led_functions except leds_user...

leds_timer means something like a heartbeat (cfr. PPC and m68k)? Or do you need
a separate `heartbeat' option for that?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
Geert

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