[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v3 2/2] drivers: i915: Default max backlight brightness value

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Nov 8 23:28:05 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 08, 2011 at 02:27:04PM -0800, Simon Que wrote:

> This is for an x86-based Chromebook.  Its firmware doesn't have the VBIOS
> support.  Previously, we had our own backlight driver that also did a
> similar initialization.  Now, we are trying to move away from that and use
> the upstream driver instead.  However, we still don't have the firmware
> support, which is why we have this patch to provide the missing information.

I'm still not clear on this. There is no video support in the firmware 
at all? What happens if the kernel fails to boot?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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