Bug#407671: kernel 2.6.18: Confusion about Macintosh backlight configuration
On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 16:05 +0100, Matthias Grimm wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 14:33:35 +1100
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Which solution you prefer is up to you but I would be glad if at least
> > > solution #1 could be realised.
> > For now, at least, what prevents you from having all enabled and have
> > pbbuttonsd still call PMU_IOC_GRAB_BACKLIGHT ?
> Nothing. Pbbuttonsd does so by now but this wouldn't help if someone set
> CONFIG_PMAC_BACKLIGHT_LEGACY to off.
> I check this out with debian, hoping you will find a smart solution for
> this in the future. I think the debian people getting aware of this
> backwards compatibility problem now and there is hope they will fix it
> for etch.
Yes, debian should keep CONFIG_PMAC_BACKLIGHT_LEGACY enabled.