[ltp] thinkpad-acpi and power button timeout

Michael Topp info at mito-space.com
Wed Mar 3 20:01:06 CET 2021

Hi Ivan,

maybe you can reconfigure that key with xev/xbindkeys; cf. Arch Wiki:

Or look for "tpb" (Thinkpad buttons), also for your model; cf. AUR:
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/tpb , and check out the "savannah"
links. – IIRC it can even handle more buttons than the few mentioned.


Am 03.03.21 um 12:11 schrieb Ivan J.:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to interact with the power button and the ACPI event it
> generates on a Thinkpad X270. It seems to me that it is necessary
> to hold the power button for 1+ seconds in order for it to actually
> register with ACPI and produce an event.
> Does anyone know if it's possible to lower or even disable this
> timeout so the event would be registered "instantly" when the power
> button is pressed?
> Best regards,
> Ivan

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