On Sun, 28 May 2006 15:02:39 +0200
Fabian Keil wrote:

> Norberto Meijome wrote:
>=20
> > On Sun, 28 May 2006 14:36:59 +0200
> > Fabian Keil wrote:
> >=20
> > > > Should I have acpi_video loaded if I already load acpi_ibm ? _ibm
> > > > seems to provide what _video does (from a quick scan to _video's
> > > > manpage)
> > >=20
> > > Maybe your scan was a little to quick. They have quite
> > > different features and the same goes for their man pages.=20

> >=20
> > touch=E9 but the _ibm allows me to control the brightness of
> > lcd,etc... so... what do I really gain by having _video loaded.?

>=20
> You gain a few additional sysctls to play with:=20
>=20
> fk@TP51 ~ $sysctl hw.acpi.video
> hw.acpi.video.lcd0.active: 1
> hw.acpi.video.crt0.active: 0
> hw.acpi.video.tv0.active: 0
> hw.acpi.video.out0.active: 0


gotcha

>=20
> If you need them is another question, at least for
> me the defaults are ok and I never changed them.


will give it a try - would be useful if they are RW

>=20
> I always assumed acpi_video was somehow needed to get
> suspend/resume working, but at least the man page
> doesn't back up this assumption.
>=20
> Fabian


well, i havent needed it when using acpi_ibm (or acpi_toshiba for that matt=
er).

thanks for the info,
Beto
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