[Intel-gfx] BACKLIGHT property for KMS case
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Mon Aug 17 19:03:46 PDT 2009
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 06:37:02PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> It seems that HAL / gnome-display-manager, or something in that area,
> wants to see only 8 different levels, otherwise you need to write a
> custom script for it to use. So be aware of this, I just changed the
> samsung-backlight driver to use 0 - 7 to keep from having to do this.
The generic backlight addon should cope fine - I've got 0-10 here, and
nouveau exposes something like 2^16 (gpm chooses a sensible number of
steps in that case). Are you running an ancient version of hal?
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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