[PATCH 0/5] Power supply and resume ordering meddling

Michael Shiloh michael at openmoko.org
Mon Jun 2 18:54:20 CEST 2008

Andy Green wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | From a user perspective, I still think the aux key makes more sense.
> | It is the largest and brightest led, we need an obvious indication
> | that 'something is going on'. If the aux leds are used for any other
> | indications, we should synchronize this, as in, 'aux leds are for
> | indications' whether that be charging, new message, missed calls,
> | etc. That's the idea.
> OK, but presumably we want the other indications to still work if we are
> charging (and the LED is then fixed on).
> I think we can make everyone happy by folding this into the /sys thing,
> so you echo a bitfield in to get the various indications, but we need to
> straighten out what "indications" are and how they behave if we are
> charging or not, or if there are more than one active (ie, missed a call
> but there is a new message also).  Can you define this for us?
> I promise I won't call it a 'spec'.

+1 on the bitfield in  /sys file. It's a little lo-tech, but it's simple 
and it works, and is a well known approach.


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