hal & xbacklight

Khashayar Naderehvandi khashayar.lists at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 12:36:49 PST 2008

> xbacklight depends on X (since it uses the Randr protocol), so making HAL
> depend on it probably isn't a good idea...  As long as HAL and X both use
> sysfs for backlight control though, things should work ok.
Thanks for the explanation. That makes a lot of sense.
What doesn't make sense, though, is that xbacklight works on my laptop, but
hal doesn't seem to (using gnome-power-manager).

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