enabling the "fn-f7" switch monitor functionality

Ryan Coleman ryan.coleman at cwis.biz
Mon Aug 16 14:30:21 UTC 2010

Isn't this a BIOS-level action? Interrupting the communication of the finger to the OS to run a switch?

On Aug 16, 2010, at 9:26 AM, Eitan Adler wrote:

> I have a key which is meant to switch between the built in and an
> external monitor. This key is activated by fn-f7. xev does not report
> any activity when it is pressed.
> How get I run a script when it is pressed? I think this key is
> supposed to report some sort of ACPI event.
> % uname -rms
> FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE i386
> Laptop model is Lenovo G530.
> -- 
> Eitan Adler
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