[Intel-gfx] New Samsung driver for backlight control.
mike at fireburn.co.uk
Mon Oct 5 12:34:28 PDT 2009
2009/9/24 Mike Lothian <mike at fireburn.co.uk>:
> 2009/9/22 Matthias Hopf <mhopf at suse.de>:
>> On Sep 13, 09 17:28:27 +0100, Mike Lothian wrote:
>>> >>> > Can you check whether you have any backlight controlling module loaded?
>>> >>> > Just check whether you have anything in /sys/class/backlight.
>>> >>> Yes I have:
>>> >>> /sys/class/backlight/samsung/*
>>> >> And your X driver still doesn't export the Backlight property? That's
>>> >> weird...
>>> >> Please check the git version number of the X driver.
>>> > I'm at git commit efbcf29dd1a1ca058b7a2a93f0685102c06c9369 of the master branch
>> Sorry for the late answer.
>> It turned out that I didn't commit the name of the samsung backlight
>> driver to the intel video driver (*blush*) - mainly because GregKH and I
>> weren't on the same level what the final name of the driver will be (I
>> supposed something more general, as it probably won't be samsung
>> Now that the name presumably stays fixed as "samsung" I finally
>> committed the name to the intel driver. It's commit #7e7db7a.
>> Matthias Hopf <mhopf at suse.de> __ __ __
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> Yip I think that's fixed it thanks
> Looks like this laptop is now 100% linux compatible (apart from having
> to force it to use only 3 gigs of ram with MEM=4g boot parm)
Is anyone pushing for this to be included in 2.6.32?
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