Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473233
Some function keys aren't working in F10 on Asus F3Sc anymore.
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:58:27 EST
Description of problem:
Fn+Fx keys doesn't work anymore on Asus F3Sc laptop with F10, even when they was working perfectly with F9. Those keys are
Fn+F1 - suspend (acpi event button/sleep SLPB 00000080)
Fn+F5 - brightness down (video LCDD 00000087)
Fn+F6 - brightness up (video LCDD 00000086)
Fn+F8 - LCD/CRT switch display (hotkey ATKD 00000061)
Only 2 which are still working, are Fn+F2 (wlan/bluetooth) and Fn+F7 (LCD on/off)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -q hal kernel acpid xorg-x11-server-Xorg
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F10 on asus f3sc
This was also a problem for me on my F10 laptop (Asus M50VM-A1), though I hadn't tried with a previous version of Fedora to see if it was better. Specifically, my media player keys (play/pause, stop, next, previous) didn't work. Brightness and volume worked for me. I am willing to help troubleshoot this bug if someone will take it on.
For media and other Fn keys you can create a simple bash script, which will allow you to use them. Take a look into the scripts I'm using, and customize them to fit your needs and laptop model (Fn key codes). Scripts are located here:
put all *.sh into /etc/acpi/actions/, rest of them into /etc/acpi/events/ , customize them and restart acpid.
Have you tried with the latest hal package in Fedora 10, Fedora 11 or tried Rawhide? In either case, can you let us know whether the issue is still happening, and give the current version of the HAL packages you're using?
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