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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/1] Add generic inverted led triggers
Hi!

> This patch adds generic inverted LED triggers. With this patch applied
> any trigger can be used with inverted brightness levels by appending
> "-inverted" to the name of a trigger.

Not a big fan (sorry).

We have already _way_ too many triggers, we don't want to have twice
that much.

> This is can be useful for devices that do not have dedicated LEDs for e.g.
> disk activity indication. With this patch applied the power led can be set
> to default-state = on and trigger = disk-activity-inverted. Then the led
> will be on by default, indicating the power state of the device but it
> will turn off briefly whenever there is disk activity.

Better implementation might be to have a trigger attribute doing the
inverting.

> I think dual-use of LEDs might come in handy for quite a few devices since
> a lot of embedded boards and upcoming ARM based notebooks do only have one
> or two LEDs.

Inverting really does not work with all the triggers; numlock-inverted
will not get too many
users. always-on-inverted... blink-inverted.... I guess it does make
sense for disk activity (but be warned disk can be continuously active
for quite a while).

What triggers do you think make sense inverted?

Best regards,
Pavel
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