Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [RFC] driving a LCD panel via I2C

From: Rodolfo Giometti
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 05:06:11 EST

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 12:34:08PM +0200, Haavard Skinnemoen wrote:
> I have a similar panel in the sense that it needs a bunch of SPI
> commands to get started. I implemented a LCD driver
> (drivers/video/backlight) for it so that it is automatically turned
> on/off at bootup/shutdown, and can be manually turned on/off
> through /sys/class/lcd/ltv350qv/power. AFAIK the driver is currently
> sitting in the backlight tree scheduled for inclusion in 2.6.24.

Mmm... it seems a good solution! :)

> Just implement it as a regular I2C chip driver which registers a device
> with the LCD framework when it is successfully probed.

Thanks for your suggestion.



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