[arch-general] thinkpad t61 and not able to adjust brightness

Adam Stokes adam.stokes at gmail.com
Fri May 1 07:48:06 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Damjan Georgievski <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've similar problem here with my X60s.
>> echo 'up' >! /proc/acpi/ibm/brightness
>> works fine but using the hotkeys has no effect. I now realized that xev
>> doesn't return a keycode for FN+HOME and FN+END at all. FN only gives a
>> keycode as well as HOME and END on its own do.
>> However, i'm using Vanilla, so don't expect this to be an arch related
>> problem. AFAIK things concerning brightness adjustment changed for
>> 2.6.29 in the acpi/video branch.
> Do you have some special settings enabled?? Because you shouldn't.
> on my X60s everything works fine in console and X (with any
> sufficiently recent intel driver - maybe 2.3 was too old - I don't
> remember)
> --
> damjan

Only way i could solve my issue was to turn up brightness during boot
sequence, but once the kernel loaded all brightness functions keys
stopped working. No special settings used, and the default arch 2.6.29
kernel installed.

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