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Re: Any Toshiba Satellite Pro users out there?

On Sunday 04 April 2004 12:16 am, Avtar Gill wrote:
> Hi. I've used OpenBSD on various servers and now I would like
> to install it on a spare partition on my Toshiba Satellite
> Pro 6000 laptop. The two issues that I have are manually
> controlling the fan and the LCD's brightness. I was pointed
> to this post regarding the fan..
> http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/openbsd/2003-05/1596.html

Yeah. Toshiba.

Often unique.. Mr. Buzzard has some insights.

> But so far I haven't found a solution which will allow me to
> dim the LCD's brightness. By default it's excruciatingly
> bright and I have to adjust it using the laptop's "Fn" key.
> I'm curious if any other OpenBSD users out there with similar
> laptops have found a workaround for this. Thanks in advance.

Be thankfull the ""Fn" key" works.

Oh, about the fan, I can't see why you need to control it but:

$sudo sysctl -w hw.setperf=0

makes mine shut up.

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