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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: Luca Weiss <luca@z3ntu.xyz>
Cc: linux-leds@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Multicolor leds-gpio
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 00:05:47 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200805220547.mkjtuzcitwrb6whn@duo.ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2530787.iFCFyWWcSu@g550jk>

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Hi!

> would it be possible to make the leds-gpio driver compatible with the new 
> multicolor framework for a light that's composed of 3 leds (red, green, blue) 
> and where each led is controlled via a gpio (so it can produce 8 different 
> colors)? As far as I can tell leds-gpio is too generic to support that but 
> please correct me if I'm wrong. What's the way forward here for this use case? 
> The same probably also applies to leds-pwm.

For pwm it definitely makes sense.

For gpio... well, I'm not sure you'll get useful colors that way. You
can probably still do multicolor, yes.

Best regards,
									Pavel
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-05 22:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-05 21:56 Luca Weiss
2020-08-05 22:05 ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2020-08-06 10:52   ` Alexander Dahl
2020-08-06 19:24     ` Pavel Machek

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