[ltp] T420s volume controls

Dmitry E. Mikhailov linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:52:23 +0600

On Wed, 2013-03-13 at 01:32 +0000, David Woodfall wrote:
> Is there any way of doing this? I did try cancelling the keys in
> xmodmap, but this doesn't make them work in hardware.

Once they've switched to soft keys, there's no more hardware volume
control anymore.

Soft keys are cheaper than some special IC and extra firmware in
embedded controller to control that. Lenovo's cutting cost.

Best regards,
        Dmitry Mikhailov