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Does anyone know how to enable backlit keyboard on ASUS G53SX?

Edit as of Feb 18, 2012: As Qw4z1 mentioned here's a trick to enable the backlit brightness:

su
(enter root password)
echo 0x00050021 > /sys/kernel/debug/asus-nb-wmi/dev_id
echo 0x82 > /sys/kernel/debug/asus-nb-wmi/ctrl_param
cat /sys/kernel/debug/asus-nb-wmi/devs
exit
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Any news mate?? –  a12jun Nov 5 '11 at 0:11
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This does it for me:

echo 0x00050021 > /sys/kernel/debug/asus-nb-wmi/dev_id
echo 0x82 > /sys/kernel/debug/asus-nb-wmi/ctrl_param
cat /sys/kernel/debug/asus-nb-wmi/devs

Can't seem to find a better solution for G53SX. Doesn't seem to work after a reboot though, so maybe run att startup or keep it in a file that you can run when it's dark. =)

Found it here: Notebookreview

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Try function F4 to turn the brightness up on the keypad.

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