hal & xbacklight

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sun Mar 2 13:14:02 PST 2008

On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 09:36:49PM +0100, Khashayar Naderehvandi wrote:

> Thanks for the explanation. That makes a lot of sense.
> What doesn't make sense, though, is that xbacklight works on my laptop, but hal
> doesn't seem to (using gnome-power-manager).

If you have a single entry (and only one) in /sys/class/backlight, and 
it works fine, then hal should work. If you have more than one and only 
one of them works, then that's a bug in the kernel.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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