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SubjectRe: Backlight in motorola Droid 4
On Tue 2019-07-23 10:53:16, Dan Murphy wrote:
> Pavel
>
> On 7/22/19 3:59 PM, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >Hi!
> >
> >So now the backlight LED can be controlled. Good. (And thanks!)
> >
> >But I seem to remember that backlight had range from "is it really on?"
> >to "very bright"; now it seems to have range from "bright" to "very
> >bright".
> >
> >Any ideas what goes on there?
>
> In the LM3552 driver we are changing the Full scale brightness registers for
> the
>
> specific control bank.
>
> #define LM3532_REG_CTRL_A_BRT    0x17
> #define LM3532_REG_CTRL_B_BRT    0x19
> #define LM3532_REG_CTRL_C_BRT    0x1b

Yep, and those registers are 5-bit linear...

> In the ti-lmu code the ALS zones were being modified not the control bank
> brightness.
>
> #define LM3532_REG_BRT_A            0x70    /* zone 0 */
> #define LM3532_REG_BRT_B            0x76    /* zone 1 */
> #define LM3532_REG_BRT_C            0x7C    /* zone 2 */

...while these allow 14-bits of control.

That explains very limited range of backlight control.

Do you have any plans to change that?

Best regards,
Pavel
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