Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 manual page repository
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acpi_asus - Asus Laptop Extras
The acpi_asus driver provides support for the extra ACPI-controlled gad‐ gets, such as hotkeys and leds, found on recent Asus (and Medion) lap‐ sysctl(8) interface to manipulate the brightness of the LCD panel and the display output state. Hotkey events devd(8) for easy handling in userspace. Currently, the following Asus laptops are fully supported: xxN A1x A2x D1x J1x L2B L2D L2E L3C L3D L3H L4E L4R L5x L8x M1A M2E M6R S1x S2x V6V Additionally, acpi_asus also supports the Asus-compatible ATK0100 inter‐ face found in Samsung P30/P35 laptops. The following sysctls are currently implemented: hw.acpi.asus.lcd_brightness Makes the LCD backlight brighter or dimmer (higher values are brighter). hw.acpi.asus.lcd_backlight Turns the LCD backlight on or off. hw.acpi.asus.video_output Sets the active display to use according to a bitwise OR of the following: 0 No display 1 LCD 2 CRT 4 TV-Out Some models also support video switching via the generic acpi_video(4) driver. Most models do not, however. sysctl.conf(5), which is parsed at boot-time. sysctl(8) http://sourceforge.net/projects/acpi4asus/.
The acpi_asus driver first appeared in FreeBSD 5.3.
The acpi_asus driver and this manual page were written by Philip Paeps 〈philip@FreeBSD.org〉. Inspiration came from the acpi4asus project started by Julien Lerouge which maintains a driver implementing this functionality in the Linux kernel.