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Re: kern/43504: No brightness adjusting support on HP Probook

2010/6/24 Jukka Ruohonen <>:
> The following reply was made to PR kern/43504; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Jukka Ruohonen <>
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: kern/43504: No brightness adjusting support on HP Probook
> Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 00:00:26 +0300
> ÂOn Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 07:35:00PM +0000, 
> wrote:
> Â> Like all HP laptops (almost) I can't adjust the laptop brightness using fn
> Â> + f7 or f8 keys.
> Â>
> Â> If I boot without ACPI, I can adjust it.
> ÂTo rule one out: can you adjust the brightness if you enable the wmihp(4)
> Âdriver? I.e.
> Âwmihp* Â Â Â Â at acpiwmibus? Â Â Â Â Â# HP WMI mappings
> ÂThis is commented out by default on GENERIC kernels. Be sure to comment out
> Âthe alternative in turn:
> Â#hpqlb* Â Â Â Â Âat acpi? Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â# HP Quick Launch Buttons
> ÂOtherwise we'll revisit this once the code for ACPI display devices has been
> Âmerged (hopefully soon).

Hi, I just added wmihp* at acpiwmibus? in the kernel config (in
current hpqlb is uncommented) and it results in a panic :

Because I can't save the backtrace can I attach a picture take from a
digital camera ? (480K)

Demelier David

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