Keyboard

Tom Condon tomc at eskimo.com
Thu Oct 31 19:18:30 PST 2002


Todd,

On Thursday 31 October 2002 19:02, you spake thusly:
> I have a Sony Vaio Laptop and I used the default US keyboard. 
> Everything works fine.  To get the special keys to work on the Vaio
> you need to load a kernel module CONFIG_SONYPI, under character
> devices towards the bottom on make menuconfig.  The usual
> documentation can be found in your kernel tree
> Documentation/sonypi.txt.  For power issues you have to load ACPI
> which required a kernel patch for me (2.4.19).  Look at the following
> web site: http://acpi.sourceforge.net/
>
> In order to activate ACPI in the kernel you have to choose Prompt for
> development and/or incomplete code/drivers since ACPI is
> experimental.  Which model of Vaio do you have?  Good luck.

Thanks.  You are a lifesaver!


In Harmony's Way and In A Chord,

Tom  ;-})

Tom. Condon
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