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authorThomas Renninger <trenn@suse.de>2013-07-15 10:15:09 +0200
committerRafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>2013-07-15 13:56:36 +0200
commit1696d9dc57e062ce5200f6a42a6aaada15b434bb (patch)
treef8deb88d4c8473dbbc5b140af9e1462a360d2def /Documentation/laptops
parentad81f0545ef01ea651886dddac4bef6cec930092 (diff)
ACPI: Remove the old /proc/acpi/event interface
It is quite some time that this one has been deprecated. Get rid of it. Should some really important user be overseen, it may be reverted and the userspace program worked on first, but it is time to do something to get rid of this old stuff... Signed-off-by: Thomas Renninger <trenn@suse.de> Acked-by: Matthew Garrett <matthew.garrett@nebula.com> Acked-by: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@hmh.eng.br> Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/laptops')
2 files changed, 8 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt b/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt
index 69f9fb3701e0..79a1bc675a8d 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt
@@ -8,8 +8,8 @@ http://acpi4asus.sf.net/
This driver provides support for extra features of ACPI-compatible ASUS laptops.
It may also support some MEDION, JVC or VICTOR laptops (such as MEDION 9675 or
- VICTOR XP7210 for example). It makes all the extra buttons generate standard
- ACPI events that go through /proc/acpi/events and input events (like keyboards).
+ VICTOR XP7210 for example). It makes all the extra buttons generate input
+ events (like keyboards).
On some models adds support for changing the display brightness and output,
switching the LCD backlight on and off, and most importantly, allows you to
blink those fancy LEDs intended for reporting mail and wireless status.
@@ -55,8 +55,8 @@ Usage
DSDT) to me.
That's all, now, all the events generated by the hotkeys of your laptop
- should be reported in your /proc/acpi/event entry. You can check with
- "acpi_listen".
+ should be reported via netlink events. You can check with
+ "acpi_genl monitor" (part of the acpica project).
Hotkeys are also reported as input keys (like keyboards) you can check
which key are supported using "xev" under X11.
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt b/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt
index 0d5ac7f5287e..978b1e615155 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt
@@ -12,10 +12,10 @@ Fn keys (hotkeys):
Some models report hotkeys through the SNC or SPIC devices, such events are
reported both through the ACPI subsystem as acpi events and through the INPUT
-subsystem. See the logs of acpid or /proc/acpi/event and
-/proc/bus/input/devices to find out what those events are and which input
-devices are created by the driver. Additionally, loading the driver with the
-debug option will report all events in the kernel log.
+subsystem. See the logs of /proc/bus/input/devices to find out what those
+events are and which input devices are created by the driver.
+Additionally, loading the driver with the debug option will report all events
+in the kernel log.
The "scancodes" passed to the input system (that can be remapped with udev)
are indexes to the table "sony_laptop_input_keycode_map" in the sony-laptop.c

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