[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#521280: acpid does support netlink, so the problem only affects thinkpad-acpi

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at debian.org
Sat May 23 02:53:20 UTC 2009

On Thu, 21 May 2009, Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:44:32PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > never had to look back at, before writing something.  The non-hotkey events
> > go over netlink, yes.  But hotkeys go only over the input device, where they
> > belong, and there is no driver switch to mess with that.
> Could anyone enlighten me please, where these events are to be found? acpid does
> not just read the netlink inteface but also the input layer and thus is
> *supposed* to also get events coming over an input device. You can use kacpimon
> to try it out.

I very much doubt it processes input events like KEY_FN_F1, or
KEY_BLUETOOTH by default...  and it shouldn't, either.  No bugs on acpid

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
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  Henrique Holschuh

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