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SubjectRe: [ACPI] [PATCH, new ACPI driver] new sony_acpi driver
On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 08:39:37PM +0100, Bruno Ducrot wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 05:18:10PM +0100, Stelian Pop wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > +ACPI Sony Notebook Control Driver (SNC) Readme
> > +----------------------------------------------
> > + Copyright (C) 2004 Stelian Pop <stelian@popies.net>
> > +
> > +This mini-driver drives the ACPI SNC device present in the
> > +ACPI BIOS of the Sony Vaio laptops.
> > +
> > +It gives access to some extra laptop functionalities. In
> > +its current form, the only thing this driver does is letting
> > +the user set or query the screen brightness.
>
> Does those laptops support acpi_video?

No. I double checked for a few AML dumps I have here, and except
for _DOS/_DOD present in some of them no other acpi_video method is
supported.

Newer Vaio laptops may eventualy support acpi_video, but all
current (to the best of my knowledge) Vaios do support the SNC device.

Stelian.
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Stelian Pop <stelian@popies.net>
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