Re: lcd luminosity keys disabled
On Fri, 12 Oct 2007 23:48:48 +0200
Paolo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 04:45:52PM -0400, Celejar wrote:
> > Interesting; on my Acer Aspire 3690, the Fn key isn't seen at all by X,
> > AFAICT; it doesn't show up in xev, either by itself or in combination
> not all keys on keyboards are 'keys': some might just flag the kb
> controller internally to switch between symbol sets. In other words,
> they're not designed to send kb-events. That's the usual case for <Fn>.
> Some Fn-* combination translate to kb events, others (combinations or
> special keys alone) don't - you need ad-hoc driver/sw (or via
> ACPI/APM/IPC/...) to catch (and make use of) them.
Thanks for the clarification.
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