ibm-acpi, thinkpad_acpi (was: Thinkpad Fn-F5 Bluetooth Switch)
snecklifter at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 14:31:15 UTC 2007
On 30/09/2007, Roberto Ragusa <mail at robertoragusa.it> wrote:
> Christoph Höger wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, den 30.09.2007, 01:49 +0100 schrieb Christopher Brown:
> >> I take it:
> >> # modprobe thinkpad-acpi
> >> doesn't do anything for you?
> > Hi,
> > I did not know that module until this morning. Thank you for the hint :)
> > And to topic: I can use FN-F5 with this module in F7 with
> > 184.108.40.206-91.fc7
> It was called ibm-acpi until a few weeks ago, then it
> changed for F7 too.
> The path also changed and that causes a problem because
> /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit doesn't load the module.
> The new path is:
> But the loading script does this:
> # Initialize ACPI bits
> if [ -d /proc/acpi ]; then
> for module in /lib/modules/$unamer/kernel/drivers/acpi/* ; do
> modprobe $module >/dev/null 2>&1
> I noticed because some gkrellm temperature readings (gkibm-acpi) are
> unavailable without the module.
It was moved to drivers/misc for 2.6.22 (and renamed from ibm-acpi to
thinkpad-acpi) as it doesn't just cover acpi functions. As this is
intentional it looks like sysinit will need tweaking. Maybe.
I've filed a bug with patch for this.
We'll see what happens.
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