FC1 on a VAIO

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Wed Nov 12 00:19:14 UTC 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 10:38:42PM +0000, Matheesha wrote:
 > On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 05:04, Z wrote:
 > > Works great on mine, except that the Fn key doesn't work. It was a
 > > *bitch* to make it work in XP as well.
 > Are you trying to use the hotkeys for adjusting the volume, brightness
 > etc..? In Windows, VAIO laptops require some Sony software installed
 > (somethng like Sony hotkey utils or similar) which install some drivers
 > that allow these hotkey combinations to work. Correct me if I am wrong
 > but unless there is a linux equivalent, I doubt you will get this to
 > work.

That'll likely be the sonypi module.
There are a bunch of tools that work with /dev/sonypi, I'm not sure
which (if any) of these we ship, but freshmeat will no doubt have them


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