[PATCH evdev 3/4] Add a property to toggle fnmode on Apple keyboards

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed May 18 02:35:22 PDT 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 03:00:57PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Apple keyboards, the multimedia function keys are overlaid with the F
> keys. F1 is also BrightnessDown, F10 is Mute, etc.

Well, not just Apple: it's fairly common to have your Fn overlay.  So
maybe a more generic name is in order?

> The kernel provides a tweak to enable/disable this.

Admittedly, this is much less common. :)

> +#define APPLE_VENDOR 0x5ac
> +#define APPLE_KEYBOARD 0x220

You might need a table here, as the IDs on my MacBook Air are 05ac:0220.

Aside from that, for the series:
Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>


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