The udev keymap for micro star devices makes the kernel send brigthness up / down
events for 2 special msi scancodes. But these scancodes are not emitted on keypress, but when the brightness is actually changed (through an acpi call, done
This causes the back-light brigthness to oscillate very fast, leading to an unusable flickering display.
This upstream patch fixes this:
udev-145-16.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
udev-145-19.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update udev'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/udev-145-19.fc12
udev-145-19.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.