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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i915: Quirk out disconnected backlight
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    On Fri, 14 Sep 2012 13:57:06 +0100, Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca> wrote:
    > Some platforms (for instance MacbookPros) have custom backlight drivers
    > and don't use the integrated i915 backlight control. This patch adds a
    > quirk to disable registering the intel backlight when unused on a
    > platform.
    >
    > Tested on MacbookPro8,3. Without this patch both the intel_backlight and
    > gmux_backlight devices get registered and userspace doesn't know which
    > it should use.

    Userspace is informed throught the backlight/type property.
    -Chris

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    Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre


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