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

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed May 18 18:09:26 PDT 2011

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 10:35:22AM +0100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

yeah, see the last patch in this series. I kept them separate for easier
reviewing but I'll squash them in for the next revision.

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


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