Re: Quick-access buttons on Toshiba 2775XDVD?
On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 03:18:03PM -0800, Heather wrote:
> Is it possible that your buttons are the same as those "internet keyboard"
> buttons which many desktop users are having to put up with now? (eek,
I don't think so. The buttons appear to be sound/DVD-related, as the keys look like this (thought I mentioned this earlier, but I didn't...):
[<<] [>/||] [#] [>>] [I/O] ...referring to...
rew play/pause stop ff Below:
I'm not sure what the I/O button does, however, I have been able to use it to power on the accessories (CD-ROM) to eject the tray without turning the whole laptop on...
> If so:
> I found a reference on sourceforge to something calling itself akdaemon,
> apparently a userland daemon to invoke "the fun keys" by accessing a dev
> node offered by the complementary kernel patch. However the homepage
> for the mentioned patch is not live :( with any luck maybe it is in 2.4x
> anyway? and all you should need is the userland daemon. Geez. Good thing
> it's source code - these docs don't say anything useful like whether
> /dev/action_keys is character (you'd think) or block, what major and minor.
> The example keyboard he mentions is a "Logitech Freedom Pro" - obviously
> not a laptop.
I'll have to look at this...
> Freshmeat mentions a daemon called HotKeys which is supposed to listen
> for those multimedia keys. Best of all its author cooked up a debian
> package :> http://ypwong.org/hotkeys/hotkeys_0.5.1_i386.deb
I've already tried it... no go :o/
> Best I could do on short notice, let us know if it helps!
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