Bug 237768 - No ambient light sensor support
No ambient light sensor support
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Blocks: 237760
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Reported: 2007-04-25 06:42 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:50 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-25 12:32:44 EDT
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lshal.txt (120.36 KB, text/plain)
2007-04-25 06:42 EDT, Bastien Nocera
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Description Bastien Nocera 2007-04-25 06:42:52 EDT

HAL doesn't seem to support Dell's Ambient Light Sensor. It can be used, in
hardware, by pressing Fn+Left arrow (auto brightness), and it will adjust the
display brightness automatically.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2007-04-25 06:42:52 EDT
Created attachment 153411 [details]
Comment 2 David Zeuthen 2007-04-25 12:11:53 EDT
Can be solved by writing an addon implementing this interface


I did that in one day for my Macbook Pro... It's probably better to track this
upstream; care to file a bug at fd.o and close this as UPSTREAM with a reference
to that? Thanks!
Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2007-04-25 12:32:44 EDT
Filed upstream at:

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