[ltp] more re nvram

Tino Keitel linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 13:49:20 +0200

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 03:22:32 -0500, Rob Mayoff wrote:
> I wrote a little program that sets the bit in /dev/nvram that indicates
> that the ThinkLight is on. I ran it with the ThinkLight off. It didn't
> turn on the ThinkLight. It reversed the meaning of the bit - 1 started
> meaning "ThinkLight off" and 0 started meaning "ThinkLight on".  I ran
> it again with the ThinkLight on, and it changed the meaning back.

Do you want do swtich it on and off in software? Do you need a
stroboscope? :-)

Great thing btw., I will look for any keys on my 765L that can be
detected this way.


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