Re: [PATCH 3/3] i915: Don't provide ACPI backlight interface iffirmware expects Windows 8

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Sat Jun 15 2013 - 14:44:21 EST

On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 08:29:42PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:

> Aside at the end: If the gnome tool indeed has its own backlight code and
> doesn't just use that as a fallback if the xrandr backligh property isn't
> available, then that's just a serious bug in gnome and should be fixed
> asap. But imo that's not something we should try to (nor do I see any way
> how to) work around in the kernel.

It's only used if there's no backlight property on the display.

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