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[Bug 231788] fn key does not work on MacBook Pro, Core 2 Duo
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  • Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2007 10:00:09 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <20070205170009.29F21FB9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231788





------- Comment #4 from jkosina@xxxxxxxxxx 2007-02-05 10:00 MST -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> The 'fn' key does not work on the second generation MacBook Pros (it works on
> the first generation MacBook Pros).

The newer MacBooks with core2duos have a slightly different type of keyboard
(geyser4), which has to be handled in a way similar to older version (geyser3).
This is already fixed in mainline (commits
694400641b0da92d88db60821235aa69eb8fa556,
afd21ee5abd0fef567dbfa234099304886ff83ce and
009ad0e7b43d6cabd74e47db6180f14315b71417 are relevant), with fn key properly
starting to work with 2.6.20-rc6.

I have done quick backport against current SL102 kernel CVS branch, which I
attach.


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