Problem controlling brightness

Firas Kraiem firas at
Tue Dec 4 04:21:05 PST 2007

On Tuesday 04 December 2007 12:44:26 Liyu,She wrote:
> Hello folks,
>     I am using FreeBSD 7.0 Beta3 on Acer Aspire 4710Z.But soon after the
> boot menu I completely lose control of display brightness. I cannot control
> the brightness under both console and x.
>     I also tried to modify the keyboard section into this(I can't find a
> exact match so I chose acer_tm_800 & airkey & acer_300 & acer_ferrari4k
> instead. None of them worked.)


What kind of video card do you have on that laptop ? If it's a nvidia and you 
have installed x11/nvidia-settings, you can use that to control the screen's 
brightness in X.


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