Subject: Re: lcd contrast/brightness ioctl, gpe
To: None <>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 10/26/2004 22:05:26
On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 13:32:44 +0200, Lorant Toth wrote:

> Well, then I decided that I'd like the screen to be a bit darker b/c its 
> a little too bright and that would also benefit the battery... as I 
> could not find settings for wsconsctl or alike (I am quite new to BSD) I 
> looked at the J720 sources (J720ssp.c I think) and wrote a small app to 
> manipulate the screen via ioctls. 

I have private changes to wsconsctl(8) to support brightness &co.
I'll try to update, clean up and commit them after EuroBSDCon.

> I am a complete novice with NetBSD but even I could make GPE at least 
> compile within a few hrs :) So a GPE port should be feasable, though I 
> lack the knowledge for now...

It would be *very* nice to support GPE and Qtopia under NetBSD.  It's
just there seems to be nobody to care enough about it to commit some
effort to porting them.

SY, Uwe
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