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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Dax Kelson <dax@gurulabs.com>
Cc: 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 11:12:23 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702141104210.3604@woody.linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1171479361.3706.48.camel@mentorng.gurulabs.com>



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.

		Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-14 19:12 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 [this message]
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
2007-02-15 14:25   ` H. Peter Anvin

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