Linux Driver for TCA6507



The Linux driver supports the TCA6507 LED Driver. 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:

  • tca6507


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/tca6507.txt
  3. include/linux/leds-tca6507.h

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_TCA6507 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: LED Support for TCA6507 I2C chip
    -> Device Drivers
      -> LED Support (NEW_LEDS [=y])
  Defined at drivers/leds/Kconfig:490
  Depends on: NEW_LEDS [=y] && LEDS_CLASS [=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


2.  Contact your TI representative.


I2C general-purpose I/Os (GPIOs)
TCA6507 7-bit 1.65- to 5.5-V I2C/SMBus LED driver with intensity control, shutdown & config registers

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