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rtke333 posted a topic in OSx86 10.14 (Mojave)Hi! I have everything working on my Acer notebook, except FN + Brightness keys using VoodoPS2Controller.kext Now the brightness keys are "Pause+Break = Brightness Up" and "Fn+F12 = Brightness Down" working right now but they are not the actual keys. The actual brightness keys are "Fn+RightArrow = Brightness Up" and "Fn+LeftArrow = Brightness Down" but they are not working. The problem is I don't know the codes. Installed ioio and enabled debugging to console: Pause/Break is generating: "ApplePS2Keyboard: sending key e045=71" which upper the brightness Fn+F12 is generating: "ApplePS2Keyboard: sending key 46=6b" which lower the brightness Fn+RightArrow/LeftArrow generates nothing. Keyboard attached to PS2K Then I used rehabman's guide to enable ACPIDebugging, Installed kext to L/E, Debug methods (Instrument EC Queries, Add DSDT Debug Methods) to DSDT, but there are no codes generated to the log. Attaching debug folder. Also I don't know if it will help, but on Linux I got a code from decreasing/rising brightness with Fn+Left/RightArrow keys: Fn+RightArrow: "0xe0 0x54 0xe0 0xd4" Fn+Left: "0xe0 0x4c 0xe0 0xcc" Also I love using EMlyDinEsH's SmartTouchpad Driver, with that all of my Fn keys are working except Brigtness keys ofc. If there are any fix I would like to use that with the smarttouchpad driver. EMlyDinEsH's SmartTouchpad Driver: https://osxlatitude.com/forums/topic/1948-elan-focaltech-and-synaptics-smart-touchpad-driver-mac-os-x/ Specs in my signature. Please help me fix this very last issue on my acer. debug_4751.zip
soumaxetuirk posted a topic in Other Peripheral DevicesMany People gets confuse due to their wrong keyboard hotkeys or completely disabled hotkeys while using VoodooPS2Controller.kext. today I am writing a little guide for newbies to Enable Possible Every disabled Hotkeys on laptop with their personalised shortcuts. Common Issues Can be Solved Using this guide: Media Hotkeys not working Brightness Hotkeys not working Wrong keyboard entries Completely dead keys Bringing Every Windows hotkeys to Mac Basics: While our laptop keyboards use PS2 Methods for input in windows, Mac Uses ADB Codes for Its Keyboard.VoodooPS2Controller convert those PS2 codes to Mac compatible ADB Codes. All the PS2 Scan codes for universal keys like ( A-z, 1-0, !-+) are same for almost every laptops but OEM Hotkeys are different. All laptop has Different Functional keys.So hot keys usually don't work properly without proper edits. To Solve this issue First find the codes for your system then remap them to specific Mac ADB codes to do the same exact output in system. (Note : I learned about all these things from different people and different posts, I will try to link Original Posts.) !!Huge Thanks to RehabMan & All VoodooPS2Controller tester and developer!! 1.Check your Functional keys First of all you need to check wether your functional keys transmits PS2 or EC scan codes. Install latest version VoodooPS2 kext debug version, and watch your console while pressing keys. A. PS2 Scan Codes If It is a PS2 Scancode then you will get some report as like this. (moniter Using ApplePS2 in search box and "NOW" option activated.) ApplePS2.. : Sending e022=69 down ApplePS2.. : Sending e022=69 up The first value is your PS2 Scan codes and the value after equal to is the ADB code injected to system. If nothing happens then it might be a EC Query. VooDooPS2 Github Link B. EC Queries Install ACPI Debug kext: https://github.com/R...OS-X-ACPI-Debug Open MaciASL and click on patch.(Add rehab man repo) Apply "Add DSDT Debug Methods" and "Instrument EC Queries" Patch Save the DSDT and restart Now go to console and search for "ACPIDebug" and press those keys ACPI Debug Github Link You will get some result like this ACPIDebug : EC _Q12 2.Get your new Keys A.Direct ADB Some hotkeys like play/pause, scan next track,Brightness,Lunchpad are exist in real Mac so you can find there ADB codes directly. You can remap your hotkeys directly to those ADB Codes. Some ADB Codes Play/Pause : 34 Next Track : 42 Prev.Track : 4d Others ADB codes can be found in this page. You can check those ADB Codes you can easily. Convert the ADB codes to Decimal from hexadecial. While VOODooPS2 Debug version is installed,Hold the right alt and press the decimal value then leave the alt key and you can see the Executed ADB code.( For e.g. ADB code for next track is 34 so in decimal it will be 66. So press alt then type 66 and release the alt.your track will be changed in your music player) B. Extra Function Key Some Hot keys like Lock windows,Print Screen,HP/Dell Support key, print, Multi monster setup are not present in Mac. In that Case you need to Assign those hotkeys to function keys like (f15, f16,f17...f20). After that in Mac Keyboard shortcut preference you can set them for various commands (Note: take help of Automator to create more personalised shortcuts) ADB Codes for function Keys f16=6a f17=40 f18=4f f19=50 f20=5a 3.Remap Keys A. PS2 Codes Go to your latest VoodooPS2 kext. Detailed specification on Github Page. Open " VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext/Contents/info.plist" with Xcode or Plist Editor. Go to Custom PS2 to ADB Map Section Information Property List >> IOKitPersonalities >> ApplePS2Keyboard >> Platform Profile >> Default >> Custom ADB Map enter your PS2 Scancodes = ADB Value you want to use( In Hex) <key>Custom ADB Map</key> <array> <string>e022=34</string> <string>e024=4f</string> </array> B. EC Contolled Keys With Proper DSDT Edit you can Notify to PS2M for any EC Controlled Queries. Example for Brightness Fix (Original Post) into method label _Q11 replace_content begin // Brightness Down\n Notify(\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.PS2M, 0x0205)\n Notify(\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.PS2M, 0x0285)\n end; into method label _Q12 replace_content begin // Brightness Up\n Notify(\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.PS2M, 0x0206)\n Notify(\_SB.PCI0.LPCB.PS2M, 0x0286)\n end; Custom EC Queries Shortcuts can be done by similar process.(Will Be updated Soon)