Brightness keys reversed on Acer TM notebook

Bug #657749 reported by riu
This bug affects 1 person
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udev (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: acpi-support

Fn+Left, Fn+Right reversed on Acer TravelMate notebook. Fn+Left is decreasing brightness by bios and increasing brightness by acpi-support - this results in unpredictable behavior.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: acpi-support 0.137
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Oct 10 15:46:50 2010
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
SourcePackage: acpi-support

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riu (stanray) wrote :
Steve Langasek (vorlon)
affects: acpi-support (Ubuntu) → udev (Ubuntu)
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Bogdan (bogdan-t) wrote :

I wonder if this is the same as described in my comment (however, I'm using Kamal's PPA kernel with brightness controls for i915 family).

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Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

If it's still an issue in oneiric, can you please follow the "fixing broken keys" section in /usr/share/doc/udev/README.keymap.txt.gz and add the info here? Thanks

Changed in udev (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for udev (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in udev (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu laptop testing tracker.

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tags: added: laptop-testing
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