Bug 4932 - Some media keys don't work on Dell E6530 notebook
: Some media keys don't work on Dell E6530 notebook
Product: Desktop Bugs
Classification: ROSA Desktop
Component: Main Packages
: Fresh
: All Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: ROSA Linux Bugs
: ROSA Linux Bugs
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Reported: 2015-01-20 23:08 MSK by Andrey Ponomarenko
Modified: 2015-01-21 12:09 MSK (History)
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Description Andrey Ponomarenko 2015-01-20 23:08:53 MSK
Description of problem:

Some of media keys on the Dell Latitude E6530 notebook don't work.

Here is the full report on media keys:

Works well:

1) Fn+F5 (Touchpad): Enable/Disable touchpad
2) Fn+End (PrntScrn): keycode 107 (keysym 0xff61, Print) calls KSnapshot
3) NumLock: keycode 77 (keysym 0xff7f, Num_Lock)
4) Fn+Right (increase keyboard light): keycode 236 (keysym 0x1008ff04, XF86KbdLightOnOff)
5) AudioPrev (Previous track): keycode 173 (keysym 0x1008ff16, XF86AudioPrev)
6) AudioNext (Next track):keycode 171 (keysym 0x1008ff17, XF86AudioNext)
7) PlayPause (Play/Pause track): keycode 172 (keysym 0x1008ff14, XF86AudioPlay)
8) Mute (Mute sound): keycode 121 (keysym 0x1008ff12, XF86AudioMute)
9) LowerVolume (Descrease volume): keycode 122 (keysym 0x1008ff11, XF86AudioLowerVolume)
10) RaiseVolume (Increase volume): keycode 123 (keysym 0x1008ff13, XF86AudioRaiseVolume)
11) PowerOff (Power off the PC): keycode 124 (keysym 0x1008ff2a, XF86PowerOff)
12) Sleep (Suspend PC): keycode 150 (keysym 0x1008ff2f, XF86Sleep)

Works incorrectly:
1) Fn+Home (SysRq): keycode 107 (keysym 0xff61, Print) same as Fn+End (PrntScrn) calls KSnapshot

Doesn't work:
1) Calc (Calculator): keycode 148 (keysym 0x1008ff1d, XF86Calculator)
2) Fn+F3 (Scroll Lock): keycode 78 (keysym 0xff14, Scroll_Lock)
3) Fn+Down (Increase LCD brightness): keycode 232 (keysym 0x1008ff03, XF86MonBrightnessDown)
4) Fn+Up (Descrease LCD brightness): keycode 233 (keysym 0x1008ff02, XF86MonBrightnessUp)
5) Fn+F8 (switch to external monitor): keycode 33 (keysym 0x70, p)
6) Fn+Insert (Pause): keycode 127 (keysym 0xff13, Pause)
7) Win (Windows Start): keycode 133 (keysym 0xffeb, Super_L)

HW probe: http://hw.rosalinux.ru/index.php?probe=cec5e8bffe

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): R5 KDE, x86_64

How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to press the keys listed above
Comment 1 Eugene Shatokhin 2015-01-21 12:09:18 MSK
Please check if the problem shows up in the recent Fedora in Live mode with all their updates for systemd and udev. Chances are, they fixed it, at least partially.

If so, we could update our packages (mainly - hwdb) the same way.