FreeBSD on macbook & backlight module

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Sun Jan 20 08:05:08 PST 2008

On Jan 19, 2008, at 5:08 PM, Ian FREISLICH wrote:

> Rui Paulo wrote:
>> On Jan 15, 2008, at 8:34 PM, Eric Anholt wrote:
>>> I use xbacklight -set <percentage> to control backlight.  Your issue
>>> with it flipping to only a high/low value may have been the one
>>> jbarnes
>>> fixed in git recently (apparently a low bit got redefined on us).
>> That's great news.  This way we can rely on Xorg to set the backlight
>> instead of adding one more kernel module.
> Neither work for me - my MacBook 17" uses the Radeon Mobility X1600
> (M56P) chip.

Yes, this is only specific to MacBooks with Intel graphic cards.

Rui Paulo

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