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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] toshiba-acpi: Support TOS1900-type devices
On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Matthew Garrett <> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 03:06:12PM +1700, Azael Avalos wrote:
>> Indeed, my Satellite X205-9800 uses that method, however, it only provides
>> HCI call 0x001E (Hotkey Events) and no System Event FIFO (0x0016),
>> instead, hotkeys are entered on a variable called TOHK (TOshiba HotKeys?).
>> Located in my model in
> Ok, interesting. Looking at the DSDTs I have here, TOHK isn't always
> present on TOS1900 devices. However:
>> and it appears that it can be _polled_ tru' method INFO
>> perhaps a small change in the polling to reflect to that method for
>> TOS1900 devices would be necessary.
> The INFO method is, so this looks like a good call.
>> On my model the complete call would be:
>> Is it different from \\_SB_.VALZ.SPFC or it simply doesn't matter?
> Yeah, that shouldn't matter. So it simply looks like in the notification
> function on these systems we should call the INFO method and that'll
> give us the key back? I'll send a test patch later (don't have any
> hardware to test right now).

Well, on my model after enabling Hotkey Events, Fn-Fx events are entered
to that variable according to Toshiba, eg.: Fn-Esc would give me 0x101, etc.

I'm at work right now, and will be in the next 2 hours, when I get
home I'll test
whatever patch you send.

By the way, you can find a copy of my DSDT here:

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