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Old 11-20-2008, 03:33 PM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default msi-laptop: fingers off backlight if video.ko is serving this functionality

From: Thomas Renninger <trenn@suse.de>

Bug: #257827
commit a598c82f39892069a8f6693459b1179fd9ef30e1 upstream

Signed-off-by: Thomas Renninger <trenn@suse.de>
Acked-by: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>
---
drivers/misc/msi-laptop.c | 16 ++++++++++------
1 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/msi-laptop.c b/drivers/misc/msi-laptop.c
index de898c6..759763d 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/msi-laptop.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/msi-laptop.c
@@ -347,12 +347,16 @@ static int __init msi_init(void)

/* Register backlight stuff */

- msibl_device = backlight_device_register("msi-laptop-bl", NULL, NULL,
- &msibl_ops);
- if (IS_ERR(msibl_device))
- return PTR_ERR(msibl_device);
-
- msibl_device->props.max_brightness = MSI_LCD_LEVEL_MAX-1;
+ if (acpi_video_backlight_support()) {
+ printk(KERN_INFO "MSI: Brightness ignored, must be controlled "
+ "by ACPI video driver
");
+ } else {
+ msibl_device = backlight_device_register("msi-laptop-bl", NULL,
+ NULL, &msibl_ops);
+ if (IS_ERR(msibl_device))
+ return PTR_ERR(msibl_device);
+ msibl_device->props.max_brightness = MSI_LCD_LEVEL_MAX-1;
+ }

ret = platform_driver_register(&msipf_driver);
if (ret)
--
1.6.0.4.911.gc990


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