acpi_video on SONY VAIO PCG-Z1 [was: acpi_video users needed]

Toxa postfix at
Tue Aug 31 06:19:48 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 07:41:11PM +0900, takawata at wrote:
> >dev.acpi_sny.0.brightness=10
> >sysctl: oid 'dev.acpi_sny.0.brightness' is read only
> >
> >nothing happens...

> Sorry, please refetch it from


acpi_sny0: detached
acpi_snc0: <Sony system controller> on acpi0
[(17:12)(49.34%)(p6):~/tmp/acpi_snc ] sysctl -a|grep snc
dev.acpi_snc.0.%desc: Sony system controller
dev.acpi_snc.0.%driver: acpi_snc
dev.acpi_snc.0.%location: handle=\_SB_.PCI0.LPC0.SNC_
dev.acpi_snc.0.%pnpinfo: _HID=SNY5001 _UID=0
dev.acpi_snc.0.%parent: acpi0
dev.acpi_snc.0.brightness: 94
[(17:12)(49.34%)(p6):~/tmp/acpi_snc ] sudo sysctl
dev.acpi_snc.0.brightness: 94 -> 10
[(17:13)(49.51%)(p6):~/tmp/acpi_snc ] sudo sysctl
dev.acpi_snc.0.brightness: 10 -> 100
[(17:13)(49.51%)(p6):~/tmp/acpi_snc ] 

Yes, it works, thanks a lot! Now I'm wondering how to resume lid from
suspending. Machine resumes well and I can log in remotely but monitor
looks "dead"

Anton A. Karpov

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