FreeBSD 9: Fn+* keyboard combinations aren't working anymore.
sendtomatt at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 17:27:02 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2 Oct 2011 15:49:44 +0400
arrowdodger <6yearold at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:44 PM, arrowdodger <6yearold at gmail.com>
> > On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Lars Engels <lars.engels at 0x20.net>
> > wrote:
> >> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 05:30:25PM +0400, arrowdodger wrote:
> >> > Hello. I've used FreeBSD 8-STABLE on my Asus K40IN notebook. This
> >> notebook
> >> > has an key combination (Fn+F6/F7)to change monitor brightness.
> >> > After
> >> i've
> >> > updated my system to 9-STABLE, these combinations stopped
> >> > working. It's worth mentioning, that these combinations still
> >> > work at boot screen.
> >> Have you tried loading acpi_asus.ko?
> > I've tried to do so when i was on 8-STABLE and it didn't work. It's
> > not working for me on 9-STABLE too:
> > acpi_asus0: Unsupported Asus laptop: K40IN
> > All hotkeys, except ones for switching Wi-Fi and adjusting volume,
> > were working on 8-STABLE.
> If no one knows a fix for this problem, maybe someone can point me to
> relevant code? I may try to bisect revisions, or to check commit log.
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Might be a good place to start?
You can use 'acpidump -dt > acpidump.aml' to get a dump of the laptop's
acpi in the file acpidump.aml...This may allow you to determine what
changed, either in the acpi_asus or in your laptop's ACPI
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