backlight device, suspend/resume...
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Wed Jul 9 13:22:04 CEST 2008
On Tue, 08 Jul 2008 18:51:25 -0400 Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> babbled:
> > Mike (mwester) wrote:
> >> In practice, compromise is necessary. Can we at least let the
> >> kernel bring the backlight up to a level that would allow the user
> >> to see vague outlines of something on the screen? Or failing
> >> that, can we make the backlight level on resume configurable in
> >> some way?
> > If you need this, why not set the backlight to "dim" instead of
> > "off" before requesting the suspend ?
> > The secret about successful kernel programming is to do as little
> > as possible in the kernel :-)
> At OLPC, we're using a small userspace policy daemon called OHM¹ to make
> decisions like these -- when to dim, when to suspend, how to tell if the
> user is "idle". I'd be happy to help get it running on the FR if it's
thanks.. though too late. already got ours going and integrated, tested and
working... :) dbus api is working, it's hyper small and simple.
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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