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FS#12606 - special keys without release scancode are unusable

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Nathanael Schaeffer (john_schaf) - Sunday, 28 December 2008, 23:12 GMT
Last edited by Roman Kyrylych (Romashka) - Thursday, 28 May 2009, 18:06 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture i686
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version None
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


On the samsung nc10, some Fn-keys do not send a release scancode, making them unusable (for brightness control, and so on...)

This can be corrected on the kernel level, see :
and the patch :

Can you patch the arch-kernel for it ?

Additional info:
* package version(s) : kernel + kernel from testing
* config and/or log files etc.

Steps to reproduce:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Roman Kyrylych (Romashka)
Thursday, 28 May 2009, 18:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Thomas (barghest) - Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 08:28 GMT
I just want to keep this query alive :)
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Sunday, 01 February 2009, 10:37 GMT