[ltp] Re: X201 brightness key

Stefan Monnier linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 21 May 2010 21:13:22 -0400

>> My X201s brightness keys were not working either, but they do work now
>> that I'm using the 2.6.34-rc6 kernel.  So you may want to try a more
>> bleeding-edge kernel.
> Stefan could you tell me what steps did you follow, i just found this PPA
> but im not sure if this (for ubuntu) will be the right way to go:
> http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=M;O=D

I have no idea what's a PPA, but the steps I followed are simple:
- compile 2.6.34-rc6.
- install it.
- use it.
Obviously, the "compile" part is not necessary if you can find
a precompiled kernel of 2.6.34 instead.