How to debug hot key disfuntion (on asus eepc) ?

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Tue Feb 12 00:06:35 UTC 2008

On Feb 11, 2008, at 6:33 PM, Henri-Pierre Charles wrote:

> Hello, I have an asus eepc 701, FreeBSD 7.0 RC1 + patch for the ath
> wifi connection.
> It work quite well, but I'm unable to use ALT+F5 which is supposed to
> swicth between LCD and VGA port (with or without ACPI enabled).
> Of course, it works on xandros which is pre-installed.
> What can be done to track this problem ? Is it related to ACPI ? All  
> the
> laptops I had before (dell, hp) worked out of the box for this point.T
> Thanks for any idea

In X11, could you please run 'xev' and see if it outputs any keycode.  
If it does, Xandros is most likely using an external application to do  
the switching, i.e., the switching is done by software.

Rui Paulo

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