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

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Mon May 25 03:32:06 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 09:59:44PM +0200, Stefan Tomanek wrote:
> I think acpid does not react to EV_KEY events - and it also does not support
> hotplugging, so it won't detect an USB keyboard added to the system after boot.

It does, but only to a few. Afair there's a list in the netlink patch that
lists the events acpid reacts on. You might want to look into input_layer.c
which is created by the patch.

> If all ACPI events are also transported through the input layer (like the POWER
> button), I wonder if its not even easier to abandon acpid in favour of a more

No, I think only the key events are.

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