Bug 434831

Summary: No acpi events generated for Fn-F8 CRT/LCD video switch key
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Orion Poplawski <orion>
Component: hal-infoAssignee: David Zeuthen <davidz>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Orion Poplawski 2008-02-25 18:34:27 UTC
Description of problem:

Running F7 on a Dell Latitude D610.  I'm try to get the Fn-F8 video switch to
work, but currently it does nothing.  The "video" module is loaded:

input: Video Bus as /class/input/input10
ACPI: Video Device [VID1] (multi-head: yes  rom: no  post: no)
input: Video Bus as /class/input/input11
ACPI: Video Device [VID2] (multi-head: yes  rom: no  post: no)

But I see nothing in /var/log/apcid when I push the key.  I do get this in

Feb 25 11:32:09 iiwi kernel: atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2,
code 0x8b on isa0060/serio0).
Feb 25 11:32:09 iiwi kernel: atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00b <keycode>' to make
it known.

Nothing in /var/log/Xorg.0.log

Where does this need to get configured?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2008-02-25 19:09:02 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
> Running F7 on a Dell Latitude D610.  I'm try to get the Fn-F8 video switch to
> work, but currently it does nothing.  The "video" module is loaded:

> Where does this need to get configured?

# echo "1" >/proc/acpi/video/<device>/DOS


Comment 2 Dave Jones 2008-02-25 19:17:55 UTC
on f8, hal picks up this info from
/usr/share/hal/fdi/information/10freedesktop/30-keymap-dell.fdi with this entry ..

key="/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/computer:system.hardware.product" contains="D610">
            <append key="input.keymap.data"
type="strlist">e005:brightnessdown</append> <!-- Fn+Down arrow Brightness Down -->
            <append key="input.keymap.data"
type="strlist">e006:brightnessup</append> <!-- Fn+Up arrow Brightness Up -->
            <append key="input.keymap.data" type="strlist">e007:battery</append>
<!-- Fn+F3 battery icon -->
            <append key="input.keymap.data" type="strlist">e008:wlan</append>
<!-- Fn+F2 Turn On/Off Wireless -->
            <append key="input.keymap.data"
type="strlist">e009:ejectclosecd</append> <!-- Fn+F10 Eject CD -->
            <append key="input.keymap.data" type="strlist">e00a:suspend</append>
<!-- Fn+F1 hibernate -->
            <append key="input.keymap.data"
type="strlist">e00b:displaytoggle</append> <!-- Fn+F8 CRT/LCD -->
            <append key="info.capabilities" type="strlist">input.keymap</append>

I guess the hal-info package is out of date in F7.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 15:20:52 UTC
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 03:02:01 UTC
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