Hello, I am running Slackware 13.0 64-bit on my Apple MacBook Pro with the following specs
Model Identifier: MacBookPro5,3
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
Memory: 4 GB
Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Wireless Card Type: AirPort Extreme
Wireless Card Firmware Version: Broadcom BCM43xx
I come seeking help on several issues they are as followed:
1. Mouse doesn't work at all, I don't use KDE I have Fluxbox
I have tried several different mouse drivers and I don't get any response.
2. Backlight has no response
I don't expect the function keys to work obviously but the LCD needs to have a controller somewhere and I can't find it. My friend who is a Slackware user for almost eight years now wrote a script for his Thinkpad because when ever he changes windows in Stumpwm the LCD brightness gets reduced to nothing. Him and I could not locate a device at all.
3. Power consumption
Slackware sitting idle will burn my entire battery charge in almost two hours, OS X lasts all day. I don't have the know how to change/regulate any power settings.
If anyone currently has any Ideas on how to address any of the problems I would love to hear what you have to say. I have looked at the forum up and down but can't seem to find a thing. Maybe the problems just need a fresh set of eyes, if you need more information I would be happy to post any follow up.
Thanks a lot