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Cymoud
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Samsung R530

Postby Cymoud » 31/07/2010, 11:49

Hello, I have a new Samsung R530 with Ubuntu 10.04 x64 and I installed your packages :
easy-slow-down-manager
phc-intel
samsung-backlight
samsung-tools
samsung-wireless and samsung-wireless-2.6.32-24
linux-image-2.6.32-24-generic (2.6.32-24.39~ppa1~loms~lucid)

With this, the Wifi and Backlight switch works good but I can't manage the level of backlight, I can see the side bar with Fn + Up and Fn + Down but no effect on the backlight.
I found the file /usr/src/samsung_backlight-0.13.1/samsung-backlight.c with the package samsung-backlight. I will try to add this in it :

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   {
      .ident = "R530/R730",
      .matches = {
         DMI_MATCH(DMI_SYS_VENDOR, "SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD."),
         DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "R530/R730"),
         DMI_MATCH(DMI_BOARD_NAME, "R530/R730"),
      },
      .callback = dmi_check_cb,
   },

I tell you that to let you add it to your next build and I would like to know how to build and install it to support my laptop.
Manufacturer: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Product Name: R530/R730


Thank you :)

pd12
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Re: Samsung R530

Postby pd12 » 26/08/2010, 16:04

Hi there,

You might want to have a look at:
http://what-ho.posterous.com/linux-hotkey-support-on-samsung-laptops

Pretty much everything worked for me there.


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