[hal-info] Dell laptops control brightness in hardware
danny.kukawka at web.de
Wed Nov 14 11:45:58 PST 2007
On Mittwoch, 14. November 2007, Rui Tiago Matos wrote:
> And what about this file which will override the hal-info anyway?
> Besides, doesn't the existence of the dell backlight addon make it
> software controlled?
Yes, if all Dells should get moved to brightness_in_hardware=true it should
get fixed in the related Dell file (). And no, the addon make it not
software controlled, it allow only to change the brightness via software.
The brightness_in_hardware property doesn't say it's software controlled, it
says: "ignore brightness key events, the brightness get changed in hardware
directly if the user press them".
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