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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Dell laptop backlight driver
    On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 02:20:31PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:

    > I've had this discussion on lkml before. Short story is, until Dell
    > laptops implement the ACPI methods that the backlight API expects, the
    > only sane way to do it is to let libsmbios handle it. Moving the
    > fairly large and complex libsmbios into the kernel isn't a good idea
    > (imho).

    My understanding was that the current range supported the ACPI methods.
    Matthew Garrett |
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