Re: backlight control and debian kernel 2.6.10
On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 05:56:44PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 05:33:49PM +0100, Djoume SALVETTI wrote:
> > Le mardi 03/01/05 Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit :
> > > I suppose this means i need to rebuild 2.6.8-11 with rivafb builtin ?
> > I dont think everything is included in 2.6.8 for backlight control,
> > Guido patch for 2.6.10 doesn't apply cleanly on it and I don't have the
> > skill to port it.
> Well, backlight support is in rivafb since quiet some time but only
> 2.6.10 has everything to get rivafb to work at all on newer powerbooks
> (NV30 based). The backport would basically be to use the
> drivers/video/rivafb/ directory from 2.6.10, everything else make little
> sense. This in fact shouldn't be very painfull...
I would be happy to apply that patch if you do and test it for me.