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|Summary:||None of the <Fn> <f#> key combos work on the Sony Vaio VGN-FS790B.|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Suzanne Hillman <shillman>|
|Component:||kernel||Assignee:||Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>|
|Status:||CLOSED DUPLICATE||QA Contact:||Brian Brock <bbrock>|
|Version:||5||CC:||bnocera, bugzilla.redhat.com, hez, ncunning, wtogami|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2007-04-30 13:31:10 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Suzanne Hillman 2006-03-22 13:48:40 EST
Description of problem: None of the <Fn> <f#> key combos work on the Sony Vaio VGN-FS790B. I tried changing what seemed to be appropriate settings (hot keys stuff) in the BIOS, since it was strange that none at all were working, with no change in behavior. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): kernel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Get a Sony Vaio VGN-FS790B with FC5 Gold on it. 2. Try pressing any of the <Fn> <F#> keys, such as mute, change between displays, brightness and volume in/decreases, and suspend. Actual results: Nothing happens. Expected results: At least some, if not all, of these keystrokes should work. Additional info:
Comment 1 Takaki Hiroshi 2006-03-24 09:37:31 EST
SONY VAIO PCG-N505A has same problem. At least Fn+F5(LCD brightness) and Fn+12(hibernate) worked fine with FC4 probably without sonypi module. If I load sonypi, I can set brightness by spicctrl with FC5.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2006-10-16 13:36:56 EDT
A new kernel update has been released (Version: 2.6.18-1.2200.fc5) based upon a new upstream kernel release. Please retest against this new kernel, as a large number of patches go into each upstream release, possibly including changes that may address this problem. This bug has been placed in NEEDINFO state. Due to the large volume of inactive bugs in bugzilla, if this bug is still in this state in two weeks time, it will be closed. Should this bug still be relevant after this period, the reporter can reopen the bug at any time. Any other users on the Cc: list of this bug can request that the bug be reopened by adding a comment to the bug. In the last few updates, some users upgrading from FC4->FC5 have reported that installing a kernel update has left their systems unbootable. If you have been affected by this problem please check you only have one version of device-mapper & lvm2 installed. See bug 207474 for further details. If this bug is a problem preventing you from installing the release this version is filed against, please see bug 169613. If this bug has been fixed, but you are now experiencing a different problem, please file a separate bug for the new problem. Thank you.
Comment 3 Christopher Aillon 2006-10-30 14:00:47 EST
Problem still exists in FC6 final.
Comment 5 Hezekiah M. Carty 2007-02-04 20:45:19 EST
I also have this problem on a Sony Vaio VGN-S260 laptop. Tested with FC5 and FC6 final, and FC7test1 releases. Everything else works wonderfully, including suspend to disk and RAM, so this is the last remaining roadblock for Fedora on here...
Comment 6 Bastien Nocera 2007-04-30 13:31:10 EDT
The kernel bits will work just fine if you use devel, as udev should load sonypi, and sonypi will translate those events to keys such as KEY_FN_F1. Now, do those appear properly in xev nowadays? Closing as a dupe of 186285, as the S1/S2 keys are handled by the same piece of code as the Fn+ combos. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 186285 ***