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Arjan van de Ven arjan at fenrus.demon.nl
Thu Feb 8 07:49:59 UTC 2007

>  make hal
> pull in libsmbios once Matt, his colleagues or others have packaged it
> up [1] for Fedora (hint hint nudge nudge) - the latter means that Dell
> laptops can have their backlight controlled via g-p-m etc.)

.... which is ENTIRELY the wrong way I suspect.
The kernel provides a unified backlight API now, adding more private
hacks rather than moving them to the unified API sounds like a step
backwards to me ..

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