Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] toshiba_acpi: Expanded hotkey support

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On 03/05/2012 03:34 PM, Seth Forshee wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 03:01:15PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> On 03/05/2012 02:04 PM, Seth Forshee wrote:
>>
>>> On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 03:15:48PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 09:06:58AM -0600, Seth Forshee wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Matthew: Just wondering if there are more issues that need to be
>>>>> addressed with this round of patches, or if they're looking okay at this
>>>>> point.
>>>>
>>>> I'm fine with them at this point, just waiting on Len to give feedback 
>>>> on the ACPI patch.
>>>
>>> Well, I've been trying to get some comment on the ACPI patch, to no
>>> avail. Unless there's some other option, I guess I'll just resend the
>>> patches using an alternative method for getting the EC handle.
>>
>>
>> I did test this patch series on 3.3-rc5 to see if it would
>> help with the touchpad on/off key on my Toshiba Portege.
>>
>> The patch series didn't have any ill effects, nor did it help
>> with the touchpad on/off key.  :(
> 
> Is it only that hotkey that doesn't work, or do the others fail to work
> as well?

I haven't tried any others.  Which ones do you suggest that I test?

> If it's only that key that doesn't work, I'd suggest using input-events
> to determine exactly which device the other hotkey events are coming
> from (it might be more than one) and to verify there really isn't any
> event coming out for that key. If there's no event at all for the key,
> check dmesg and see if any messages are printed there when you press the
> touchpad key.


I don't know about "input-events".  Where do I find it & info on it?

I already tried using 'showkey' and it didn't see any keypress for the
touchpad key.

thanks,
-- 
~Randy
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