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SubjectRe: sonypc with Sony Vaio VGN-SZ1VP
On Fri, 05 Jan 2007 00:54:32 +0100
Stelian Pop <stelian@popies.net> wrote:

> Le jeudi 04 janvier 2007 à 15:44 -0800, Andrew Morton a écrit :
> > On Fri, 05 Jan 2007 00:36:23 +0100
> > Stelian Pop <stelian@popies.net> wrote:
> >
> > > Added acpi_bus_generate event for forwarding Fn-keys pressed to acpi subsystem,
> > > and made correspondent necessary changes for this to work.
> >
> > neato.
> >
> > err, how does one use this?
>
> :)
>
> Well, it seems that on some Vaios (including Nilton's pcg-frv26 but not
> only this one), the Fn key events aren't seen by sonypi or sony_acpi
> GHKE method, but do generate an ACPI notify event.

Speak English ;)

> For those laptops, the patch forwards the ACPI event to the ACPI system
> and can be later interpreted in userspace using
> acpid's /etc/acpi/default.sh (example directly from Nilton):

The only things Mr Red Hat gave me are /etc/acpi/events/sample.conf and
/etc/acpi/events/video.conf.

> > case "$group" in
> > button)
> > case "$action" in
> > power) /usr/sbin/hibernate
> > ;;
> >
> > lid) cat /proc/acpi/button/lid/LID/state
> > ;;
> >
> > *) logger "ACPI action $action is not defined ($@)"
> > ;;
> > esac
> > ;;
> >
> > SNC) echo "$@" > /dev/tcp/localhost/50007
> > ;;
> >
> > *) logger "ACPI group $group / action $action is not defined"
> > ;;
> > esac
> >
> > In which I just forward the SNC event to another userspace application
> > listening on a TCP port.
>

I pressed then released a button and dmesg said

[ 76.961568] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 1, Code: 148, Value: 1
[ 76.961576] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 0, Code: 0, Value: 0
[ 76.963277] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 1, Code: 148, Value: 0
[ 76.963284] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 0, Code: 0, Value: 0
[ 76.967341] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 1, Code: 148, Value: 1
[ 76.967349] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 0, Code: 0, Value: 0
[ 76.968136] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 1, Code: 148, Value: 0
[ 76.968143] evbug.c: Event. Dev: <NULL>, Type: 0, Code: 0, Value: 0

Nothing else happened.

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