[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#621784: acpi-support: Enable Brightness Control Function Keys for NEC Lavie Models

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Tue Jun 7 09:58:54 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 11:03:35PM +0200, Robert wrote:
> On NEC Lavie lm370 notebook models the
> integrated brightness control function keys do not work.
> The following changes makes them usable:
> Make keys known to kernel by adding to file /etc/rc.local :
> # Get Brightness control keys working; map to XF86 Brightness keys
> # up
> setkeycodes 65 225
> # down
> setkeycodes 67 224 

Doesn't remapping the key suffice to get it working via the standard way of
your GUI? The acpi-support package will not touch rc.local making the patch you
sent useless if I don't misunderstand something here.

Do the keys without remapping create ab acpi event? You can try this with kacpimon.

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