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Old 05-06-09, 08:21 AM   #13
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Default Re: GeForce 9800M GT driver support

I got the console working perfectly on 8800M GTX with help of uvesafb. It's basically the same card, so I believe it will also solve the problem for you.

Regarding brightness, on my side, the folder is not empty, however:
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gidzzz@GIDZzzHQ:~$ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness 
<not supported>
And it's not possible to change the backlight level from software. It would be a nice feature to see, so here comes my bug report.

BTW: Colossal thanks to the devs for finally dealing with PowerMizer!
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Old 05-18-09, 12:18 AM   #14
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Default Re: GeForce 9800M GT driver support

Alright i finally got brightness hotkeys working by installing the following in Ubuntu 9.04:
linux-backports-modules-generic
linux-headers-lbm-generic
installing the System76 drivers (I'm using the Clevo M570TU, which is almost identical to the System76 Bonobo Professional)
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