[ltp] wheezy on T42 thinkpad buttons stopped working

David Griffith linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 26 May 2012 14:12:35 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 26 May 2012, David Griffith wrote:

> I installed Debian Wheezy on a T42 last week.  So far, it works fine except 
> for one problem that developed a couple days ago.  The Thinkpad buttons no 
> longer work.  I really only use the hibernate and suspend buttons, but these 
> aren't recognized.  Does anyone know what might be going on?  It doesn't seem 
> that the tpb package has any sort of debug mode for dealing with this kind of 
> thing.

Following up.. I've noticed that tpb is working in some regard.  Fn+F3 
causes the screensaver to kick in.  Fn+F5 toggles the wifi.  These are 
working as expected, but I'm still mystified as to why suspend and 
hibernate aren't working.  I can click the logout button and select 
suspend and hibernate there -- that works.

I'm using XFCE if that helps.

David Griffith

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