Re: [hackers] [slstatus][PATCH] backlight: implemented openbsd support

From: David Demelier <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 09:52:10 +0200

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 08:41:17PM +0200, Tobias Tschinkowitz wrote:
> Anyway, this is just an proposal. Hopefully there is
> another solution to solve this. I know that we could also do this by
> linking against xcb-xrandr (like xbacklight does) but i think we should
> not do this for now.

xbacklight never worked for me on any laptop, I'm not sure it uses the ACPI
Video module.

Example on a thinkpad X1C5 (works fine using /sys/class/backlight/* files):

$ xbacklight -get
No outputs have backlight property


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