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
Linux Source Files
The files associated with this device are:
Enabling Driver Support
Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or "make nconfig")
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.