Monday, 24 February 2014

Brightness control from Linux using grub parameter

Brightness on my HP Probook 4740s requires a Grub parameter to work properly.
Edit /etc/defaults/grub to add "acpi_backlight=vendor acpi_osi=Linux" to the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line.
Then run "grub-update".
Thanks:
http://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/485869-OpenSUSE-brightness-control-problem-on-HP-ProBook-4740s

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