Linux driver for OPT3001 and OPT3006 OPT3001SW-LINUX (ACTIVE)

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Description

The Linux driver supports the OPT30001 Digital Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) with High Precision Human Eye Response. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and registers to the IIO (Industrial Input/Output) class of the Linux kernel.

 

Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through git.ti.com: N/A

Supported Devices:

  • opt3001

 

Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/iio/light/opt3001.c

Source Files

drivers/iio/light/opt3001.c

 

Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or
"make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: OPT3001 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: Texas Instruments OPT3001 Light Sensor
  Location:
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Industrial I/O support (IIO [=y])
        -> Light sensors
  Defined at drivers/iio/light/Kconfig:226
  Depends on: IIO [=y] && I2C [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements

 

If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to this
driver please either

1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Here

or

2.  Contact your TI representative.

 

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
OPT3001  Digital ambient light sensor (ALS) with high-precision human-eye response  Specialty sensors 
OPT3006  Ultra-thin ambient light sensor (ALS)  Specialty sensors 

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