Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 564544
Most of laptop function keys aren't working
Last modified: 2012-12-10 14:57:09 EST
Description of problem:
Many function keys aren't working on Asus Eee 1005HA laptop
F1 sleep Yes
F2 Wifi No
F3 disables touch-pad No
F4 control Screen No
F5 decrease screen brightness Yes
F6 increase screen brightness Yes
F7 turn off screen Yes
F8 switches display No
F9 shows Task Managers No
F10 mutes sound No
F11 decreases sound No
F12 increases sound No
Space switch Hybird Engine modes No
Insert Works as NumLk Yes
Delete Works as ScrLK Unknown
Arrows Works as Home\End\Page(up,Down) Yes
Most of those keys are working with Karmic 9.10
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
press the Fn button with F1 to F12 the only working function is F1,F5,F6 and F7
function keys should work
Most of those keys are working with Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 but not with 10.04 which has the same kernel of rawhide kernel.
couldn't know if the function keys are working on F12
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 13 development cycle.
Changing version to '13'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
please look here,
adding "acpi_osi=Linux" fixed many keys but broke others that was working before the change.
F7 turn off screen
brightness key no longer show pop-up but works
acpi_osi=Linux does noot help me :(
Brightness indication still work, but real brightness not changed.
There is a new driver for WMI based hotkeys on Eee PC laptops, see https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/87210/.
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I can confirm this as a problem with Fedora 16 on the Asus EeePC 1015PX. When F18 is released, I will also test it again on this computer, as I have no interest in re-installing Fedora on my laptop until it hits EOL.