[arch-general] xf86-video-ati, xbrightness and KMS bug
registo.mailling at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 05:12:11 EST 2011
On 14-02-2011 09:40, Fess wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I've switched to xf86-video-ati from fgrlx and have some troubles with
> changing brightness level.
> xbrightness tells me: "No outputs have backlight property".
> With fgrlx it worked like a charm.
> If anyone have a solution - it will be great.
> My keyboard dead now, so i have to use discrete, and have no FN buttons.
Look in /sys/devices/virtual/backlight/acpi_video0, you should be able
to change brightness by echoing a value to 'brightness'
> I have asus x61s.
> Video: Ati Radeon HD4570 and enabled KMS. Without KMS X won't start.
> Kernel: 2.6.37-5
> Driver: 6.14.0-1
> xorg.conf.d file: http://paste.pocoo.org/show/338214/
That's how it's supposed to be, afaik the drivers don't support UMS anymore.
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