[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#521280: Bug#521280: Input daemon supplementing acpid

Stefan Tomanek stefan at pico.ruhr.de
Fri May 22 02:40:01 UTC 2009

Dies schrieb Michael Meskes (meskes at debian.org):

> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 03:10:26AM +0200, Stefan Tomanek wrote:
> > acpid does indeed poll the input layer when started with -n, however, I wasn't
> > able to make it react to arbitrary key events. I suppose the daemon only
> > handles ACPI events, but since 2.6.29 the thinkpad hotkeys that formerly
> > triggered ACPI messages are handing out ordinary key presses, hiding from acpid.
> > 
> > Please correct me if I'm wrong about that.
> Does kacpimon display the hotkey event?

It does, but it does display _every_ input event on the system, not only ACPI
related ones.

So even if kacpimon does display them, I haven't found out how to handle the
events using acpid - that's why I wrote the hotkey daemon.

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