[PATCH] pwm: lpc32xx: Set PWM_PIN_LEVEL bit in lpc32xx_pwm_disable

Sylvain Lemieux slemieux.tyco at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 06:26:04 PDT 2016

Hi Thierry,

On Wed, 2016-06-22 at 14:32 +0200, Thierry Reding wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 03, 2016 at 03:37:57PM -0400, Sylvain Lemieux wrote:
> > From: Sylvain Lemieux <slemieux at tycoint.com>
> > 
> > If the PWM_PIN_LEVEL bit is setup to 1 in the bootloader, when the kernel
> > disable the PWM, the PWM output is always set as a logic 1.
> I presume there's a reason why the bootloader set this bit to 1. Why do
> you assume it's the right thing to clear it?
There is an alternative mode for the PWM output pin; using the 
PWM_PIN_LEVEL bit to control the PWM output (logical 0 or 1 on 
output) when the PWM is disable.

In this case, the bootloader is using the PWM_PIN_LEVEL bit
to control the PWM output (always 1) to enable the LCD; the 
application is using the PWM to control the intensity of the 
LCD output. When disabling the PWM, the line level should be 
setup to 0.

A version 2 of this patch will be send with support to select 
the alternate PWM disable level high from the device tree.

For details, you can refer to:


> Thierry

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