Re: lcd luminosity keys disabled
Le samedi 13 octobre 2007 01:20, Pierre Haessig a écrit :
> thank you for your interest in this problem.
> Indeed Roberts, the kernel was recently update in testing, from 2.6.21
> to 2.6.22. I was able to briefly restart with the 2.6.21 still installed
> (but only with a console because of nvidia proprietary driver which
> require recompilation) but the keys were not working. Still if I
> remember well, things start not to work before this kernel update.
> I've also just tested the xev program mentionned by Celejar. Indeed, my
> www key ("Fn" + F3) throw an event but not the 2 luminosity keys. Can
> this be changed my a software configuration ?
> I'm sure I've never installed a specific module for those keys to work.
> In fact I thought (and I still wonder if) the functionnality was
> directly taken in charge by the motherboard because it works the same
> way under win XP as under Linux (when it worked). That's why I said I
> suspected a program to "intercept" the key, thus preventing the signal
> from reaching the motherboard. This was my empirical interpretation but
> I'm maybe seeing things a wrong way.
> Still, is there a place where keys are enabled or disabled ?
I use Etch on an ibook G4. All the functions key works, either for sound,
light or local menu. but I have installed for the pbbuttond and the
pbbuton-gnome programs. And in the Desktop/configuration/session I have added
the pbbutton-gnome program, in order that it starts when I open a cession.