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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] DT: EVM: add LEDs
* H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@goldelico.com> [160927 23:50]:
> Hi,
>
> > Am 28.09.2016 um 05:37 schrieb Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>:
> >
> > * H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@goldelico.com> [160927 13:11]:
> >>> Am 27.09.2016 um 21:49 schrieb Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>:
> >>> How about this for defaults:
> >>>
> >>> - heartbeat for led3
> >>> - cpu0 for led4
> >>> - cpu1 for led5
> >>
> >> Good idea. Will try.
> >>
> >> What I don't exactly know is if these gpios based on an I2C-expander
> >> can handle cpu activity triggers or if they are locked up if this i2c
> >> processing triggers another cpu activity...
> >
> > Oh right, if the GPIOs are on the i2c bus
>
> yes, they are all gpio9 which is the tca6424 on i2c5.
>
> > it's probably not a good
> > idea :) Or at least will be inaccurate if the bus can sleep.
>
> I have tested a little by writing to /sys/class/leds/.../trigger.
>
> If I make one LED trigger by "cpu0" it is always on and if I make
> a second one triggered by "cpu1" the heartbeat becomes irregular.
>
> So indeed this does not work.

So should we just leave the default trigger unpopulated then?

Regards,

Tony

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