Linux Driver for LP5523
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The Linux driver supports the LP5523 series of LED Drivers. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the LED sub-system.


Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A

Supported Devices:

  • lp5523
  • lp55231


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/leds/leds-lp5523.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/leds-lp55xx.txt
  3. include/linux/platform_data/leds-lp55xx.h
  4. drivers/leds/leds-lp55xx-common.h
  5. Documentation/leds/leds-lp5523.txt
  6. Documentation/leds/leds-lp55xx.txt

Source Files


Linux Device Tree Documenation


Other Files



Enabling Driver Support

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

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: LEDS_LP5523 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: LED Support for TI/National LP5523/55231 LED driver chip
    -> Device Drivers
      -> LED Support (NEW_LEDS [=y])
  Defined at drivers/leds/Kconfig:247
  Depends on: NEW_LEDS [=y] && LEDS_CLASS [=y] && I2C [=y]
  Selects: LEDS_LP55XX_COMMON [=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


2.  Contact your TI representative.


TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
LP5523  9-channel RGB/White LED driver with internal program memory and integrated charge Pump - DSBGA  LED drivers 
LP55231  9 channel RGB / White LED driver with internal program memory and integrated charge Pump - WQFN  LED drivers 

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