Re: Side effect of pressing special keys

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Dec 03 2014 - 07:40:48 EST

On Sun 2014-11-23 14:41:17, Pali Rohár wrote:
> Hello,
> pressing some keys on laptops could cause some side effects.
> Example scenario 1:
> Laptop has Fn key for enabling/disabling WIFI and when that key
> is pressed BIOS is doing two things:
> 1) Switch hard rfkill state of WIFI
> 2) Report that Fn key was pressed to kernel
> (either via i8042 bus or via ACPI/WMI)

We should not really report that as a "key" to userspace. We might
want to report that rfkill state changed....

(cesky, pictures)
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