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Date:   Thu, 9 Nov 2017 10:20:54 -0800
From:   Darren Hart <dvhart@...radead.org>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Cc:     kedar kedar <k3dar7@...il.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Feature request - support kbd_backlight on Hewlett-Packard

On Thu, Nov 09, 2017 at 02:24:44PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> +Cc: correct subsystem
> 
> On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 3:04 AM, kedar kedar <k3dar7@...il.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Can anyone please try add support for controlling keyboard backlight
> > via sysfs on Hewlett-Packard notebooks?
> > Maybe in a similar way as this last year patch for Thinkpad?
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/12/24/295
> > BTW: This functionality is already supported (minimaly) on Apple,
> > ASUS, Dell, Samsung, Sony, Thinkpad, Toshiba :-)
> 
> I dunno if my corporate windows laptop has this feature, though I
> can't do anything in near future regarding to this, no time.
> 
> In any case it looks like HP stuff is kinda orphaned in PDx86
> subsystem (just occasional fixes happen).

Hi Kedar,

is there a bugzilla entry open for this? If not, this is a good way to
capture the problem and share details on the system with people that may
be able to help but do not have the hardware platform itself.


https://bugzilla.kernel.org

-- 
Darren Hart
VMware Open Source Technology Center

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