Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-27 Thread Elizabeth Myers
experience, as well as general C experience, but I'm not by any means an expert on the matter. Cheers, Elizabeth Myers ___ freebsd-current@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/30/15 09:17, John Baldwin wrote: Humm. If the code is going to live in the drm driver, then I would start with hanging a sysctl off of the drm device itself. (Each new-bus device_t has a sysctl ctx you can get to hang new nodes off of the device's node.) I'm wondering if that's the

Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/30/15 19:31, Adrian Chadd wrote: So, this is one of the discussions that popped up in the linux side of things, that we will end up eventually pulling into freebsd when the i915 code is updated. The raw value is (a) different per setup, and (b) may be inverted to work correctly. I

Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/30/15 17:25, Justin Hibbits wrote: Would it make sense to have a generic 'backlight' driver framework that we plug into? I wrote a backlight driver (well, 2, but both show up as dev.backlight in sysctl) for powerpc, but if we want to have even more individual backlight drivers, I think

Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/30/15 23:20, Adrian Chadd wrote: Do you have brightness buttons anywhere? What happens when you set it through this API and then you use the backlight buttons? I do, but FreeBSD doesn't have the needed WMI doodads to interact with this, nor do I have the needed Dell laptop doodads in the

Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-31 Thread Elizabeth Myers
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Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-31 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/30/15 17:16, Adrian Chadd wrote: Hi, Which chipset is it? Oh, I missed this, sorry. I have an Ivy Bridge chipset. Loading acpi_video causes a handful of interconnected pieces to shift (as IIRC at that point acpi_video also states that it wishes to take control of video setting, not

Re: drm2 regression: backlight adjustment on ivybridge no longer works

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/31/15 01:11, Miguel Clara wrote: On the laptop I'm running current, if relevant Loading acpi_video doesn't do much I don't see any sysctl related to lcd0 or birightness, this is one of those computers with hybrid graphics, intel + ATI card, so not sure if that's somewhat related.

Re: drm2 regression: backlight adjustment on ivybridge no longer works

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/31/15 01:28, Miguel Clara wrote: I saw the discussion about how to approach the issue, but totally missed the patch :D Thanks, I'll try that... I'm assuming it will make no difference on 10/stable yet? only current? Excellent question! I have absolutely no idea. I don't even think it

Re: drm2 regression: backlight adjustment on ivybridge no longer works

2015-01-31 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/31/15 02:00, Miguel Clara wrote: I had to patch manually, for some reason the diff was rejected, but I t compiled and I've instead on 10/stable... problem is this is the laptop where I am typing this :D Its also upgrading some ports, so not a good time to reboot, but I'll post results

Re: Questions on adding backlight support for the i915 driver

2015-01-30 Thread Elizabeth Myers
On 01/30/15 17:45, John Baldwin wrote: On Friday, January 30, 2015 04:45:45 PM Elizabeth Myers wrote: On 01/30/15 09:17, John Baldwin wrote: Humm. If the code is going to live in the drm driver, then I would start with hanging a sysctl off of the drm device itself. (Each new-bus device_t

Re: libXO-ification - Why - and is it a symptom of deeper issues?

2015-11-16 Thread Elizabeth Myers
___ > freebsd-current@freebsd.org mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" It seems to boil dow