Re: sonypc with Sony Vaio VGN-SZ1VP

From: Ismail Donmez
Date: Tue Sep 26 2006 - 13:57:16 EST

26 Eyl 2006 Sal 19:29 tarihinde ÅunlarÄ yazmÄÅtÄnÄz:
> Andrea Gelmini a Ãcrit :
> > Hi,
> > I've got a Sony Vaio VGN-SZ1VP (dmidecode[1] and lspci[2]).
> > Using default kernel (linux-image-2.6.15-27-686) of Ubuntu
> > Dapper I've got /proc/acpi/sony/brightness and it works well
> > (yes, Ubuntu drivers/char/sonypi.c is patched).
> > With any other newer vanilla kernel, 2.6.15/16/17/18, /proc/acpi/sony
> > doesn't appear, and it's impossibile to set brigthness, of
> > course. Same thing with Ubuntu kernel package
> > (linux-image-2.6.17-9-386).
> > I tried to port Ubuntu sonypi.c patches to 2.6.18, but it doesn't
> > work (I mean, it compiles clean, it "modprobes"[3] clean, but no
> > /proc/acpi/sony/ directory).
> /proc/acpi/sony comes from the sony_acpi driver, not sonypi.
> You should get the latest sony_acpi driver, preferably from the -mm tree
> which hosts the most up to date version.

Will sony_acpi ever make it to the mainline? Its very useful for new Vaio

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