XO BW mode (was Re: Guidance sought on collaboration techniques)

Wade Brainerd wadetb at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 12:28:30 EST 2009


On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com>wrote:

> The below will switch to BW, but still leave the backlight on:
>
>        su
>        echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/dcon/output
>
> And to kill backlight and go to BW mode all at once:
>
>        su
>        echo 0 > /sys/class/backlight/dcon-bl/brightness
>
> Hmmm, I wonder if there is dbus hooks for this for a less hacky solution.


Oh, cool - thanks!  Isn't there any button on the XO mapped to this?  How is
a normal user supposed to engage it?

-Wade
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