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I have the same problem as you do, but in my case the ambient lights
sensor doesn't work either.
This happened after a switch from 2.6.15 to 2.6.16. I think the reasons
might be in the I2C module that has been changed.
In the 2.6.15 it was I2C_KEYWEST while in 2.6.16 it is named I2C_POWERMAC.
Wrote an email to the author of the pbbuttons but had no reply. It would
be great if we can sort out the problem in this list.
machine : PowerBook5,4
motherboard : PowerBook5,4 MacRISC3 Power Macintosh
detected as : 287 (PowerBook G4 15")
pbbuttonsd, version 0.7.5
Linux maca 2.6.16-gentoo-r7
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Eric Robertson wrote:
> I am running gentoo on a 15" aluminum powerbook. I am using the
> 2.6.16.r5 kernel and pbbuttonsd 0.7.4. I have been going over the man
> pages & online documentation but cannot figure out how to get the
> illuminated keyboard working. pbbuttonsd does not error during load.
> The pbbuttonsd.conf file has not been modified from the default at the
> moment. i2c-dev is compiled into the kernel, not as a module. The LCD
> brightness buttons work but the keyboard light buttons dont. The
> ambient light sensor appears to working because the lcd automatically
> adjusts brightness when I turn out the lights. There are 8 i2c devices
> in /dev.
> What dependencies does i2c have? what dependencies does pbbuttonsd have?
> Thanks for your input...
> Eric Robertson
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