Add a simple version of the toshiba acpi addon

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Wed Mar 1 11:04:10 PST 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 19:58 +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 06:08:29PM +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > Attached is a simple version of the patch to add the addon for toshiba
> > keyboard support. It's designed to get the power keys working on my
> > laptop.
> > 
> > When the acpi->input patches get sent to the kernel, and HAL has a hard
> > dependency on this new kernel version, this addon can probably be
> > removed. Seeing as this may be months or years away, I think adding the
> > addon now is a good thing to do as it makes the Fn keys on Toshiba work.
> > 
> > The brightness keys, and sleep and hibernate keys work really well on my
> > Satellite Pro A10 laptop.
> Btw, is it expected that there will be more of these kind of addons ? In that
> case it's probably good to #define the names in some shared header file,
> prevents people from making typo's :)

What about just a header in the addons directory? Or are you thinking
for other programs such as g-p-m to use? (i.e. stick it in /usr/include)


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