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From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Dax Kelson <dax@gurulabs.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
Subject: Re: Linus' laptop and Num lock status
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 20:26:12 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1171481172.12771.450.camel@laptopd505.fenrus.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702141104210.3604@woody.linux-foundation.org>

On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 11:12 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Dax Kelson wrote:
> > 
> > Are there any technical or political reasons why kernel can't change
> > from "force off" to "Follow BIOS"?
> 
> How would you query it? I'm not even 100% sure that you can on all 
> keyboards. We never query the leds, we always set them. I think. I don't 
> know of any AT kbd command to read the led state out of the keyboard.

and if there was one.. wanne take bets on how well it works with the
various SMM emulated USB keyboards out there? ;)



  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-14 19:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-14 18:56 Dax Kelson
2007-02-14 19:12 ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-14 19:19   ` Dax Kelson
2007-02-14 19:21   ` Jean Delvare
2007-02-14 19:32     ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-14 21:34       ` Dax Kelson
2007-02-14 21:58         ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-15  0:06           ` Krzysztof Halasa
2007-02-20 13:57             ` Helge Hafting
2007-02-15  0:31           ` Alan
2007-02-18 16:19       ` Jean Delvare
2007-02-15 14:34     ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-02-18 16:04       ` Jean Delvare
2007-02-18 17:32         ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-02-18 18:06           ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-19  0:26             ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-02-18 17:54         ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-14 19:26   ` Arjan van de Ven [this message]
2007-02-15 14:25   ` H. Peter Anvin

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