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

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Fri May 1 10:33:07 EDT 2009

>> 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)
> 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

make sure you have the "video" module loaded (it's the ACPI video support).
also, thinkpad_acpi, although that's shouldn't neccesseary have to do
anything with the brightness buttons.


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