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Date:      Sun, 23 Jun 2013 00:35:02 +0000
From:      Miguel Clara <miguelmclara@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Acer Laptop Bightness and Volume Hotkeys not working!
Message-ID:  <51C642B6.7020206@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <51C63E93.2090402@gmail.com>
References:  <51C63B02.7030404@gmail.com> <51C63E93.2090402@gmail.com>

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On 06/23/13 00:17, Miguel Clara wrote:
> 
> I have an Acer (S3-391) laptop, its a recent model with an SSD and
> HHD for a very nice price.
> 
> I'm running FreeBSD 10-current, because of the wireless driver.
> 
> I notice I can't use the brightness hotkeys (Fn + Left/Right
> Arrows) even with acpi_video...
> 
> Als has the subject states I can't use audio hotkeys too (Fn +
> UP/DOWN arrows), but I'm not sure if I would need to load any extra
> module to do this!
> 
> Can anybody advice on this?
> 
> 
> Many Thanks,
> 
> 
> Mike
> 

The sound hotkey "problem" is fixed, I forgot to set my keyboard
Layout properly in KDE.... setting it to "Acer Laptop" fixed this!

But I still have the brightness issue, and xbacklight gives me this:

xbacklight -get
No outputs have backlight property



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