[ltp] tpctl and SuSE Linux
Thu, 04 Dec 2003 09:11:17 -0600
Michael Hagemann wrote:
>On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 06:29:23 -0600 Rob Smith wrote:
>>Also, once installed, what command do I need to issue in
>>order to turn off IR support?
>To swith IR on and off you need to use the pnp tools. There have been a
>number of problems with pnp and thinkpads, but suse 9 should be ok.
>try "lspnp -v". you should see a list of plug'n play devices, among
>them the IR port. if it is enabled, issue "setpnp -b <port nr. in hex>
>off", and that should be it...
>If pnp is not enabled in your kernel, you can do the same with the "ps2"
>dos utility by ibm (that is, if you still have a bootable windows
And, once you have tpctl installed, you can just say "tpctl
--rs2=disable", no need for PNP support in the kernel (though SuSE's
kernels might have it) and no need to reboot. Doesn't SuSE have a
package for tpctl?