Bug 331161 - HAL-quirks and macbook pro (intel)
Summary: HAL-quirks and macbook pro (intel)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2007-10-14 04:14 UTC by Jussi Eloranta
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:52 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 04:57:09 UTC

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Description Jussi Eloranta 2007-10-14 04:14:16 UTC
Description of problem: Multimedia keys MacBook Pro (intel) mostly work.
The keyboard backlight adjustment keys for turning it off and increasing the
brightness work but the key that is supposed to decrease the brightness seems
not to work (pressing it does nothing). Also it would be great to have automatic
backlight adjustment based on the ambient light sensors. This is supposed to be
available for LCD screen brightness (automatic) adjustment but it does not seem
to work. It always adjusts the screen to maximum intensity (sensor reading
problem?) They "manual" keys for adjusting the LCD brightness work OK though.

Relevant rpms installed:


Comment 1 Chris Nolan 2008-03-07 12:52:30 UTC
You need to install "pommed" to make backlight adjustment and screen brightness
adjustment work (among other macbook/macbook pro features). pommed is available
here: http://alioth.debian.org/frs/?group_id=31066

Comment 2 Stewart Adam 2008-11-05 13:12:17 UTC
This is because the kernel doesn't autoload the backlight driver - see bug 462409. You may need to install kernel >= 2.6.27 though.

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