That keyboard backlight doesn't work while the other functions work suggest that there's a problem with SMC simulation. It doesn't change brightness directly.
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The fact that the badge appears means that system has successfully receive the fake keyboard event. Brightness still not working suggests that the brightness patch is not working properly. You can try setting brightness manually in System Preferences. If it doesn't work, the problem is not with AsusSMC. Sorry hieplpvip , I write brightness and mean keyboard backlight. Screen Brightness work perfekt. I'd wait for final release of Catalina before updating. There's not much I can help you now, sorry. Small temporary solution meanwhile, this works great with Catalina and AsusSMC and keyboard backlight.
The keyboard backlight is normal, but the keyboard backlight icon does not appear on the computer monitor when the keyboard backlight is adjusted, because the driver is too old. I am now rolling back to mojave, and the keyboard backlight is normal. Maybe catalina has some bugs.
Hello hieplpvip , A keyboard backlight slider that works great with your kext and that also already works under Catalina. After installing I don't know why! Because in What's file type do you need for debugging?
I've just upgraded to Catalina and had some look at the problem. It seems that macOS Catalina change how it detects if keyboard backlight is supported. However, that no longer works. In Keyboard section in System Preferences, we no longer see anything related to keyboard backlight which, obviously, show that keyboard backlight is not detected. For now, you guys should use it.
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Thank you for your feedback. I will also try to find out how the keyboard backlight are addressed at Catalina. Did I find something I write you. Where in the source code you can customize the output keys? To write out temporarily a different short command for use with LabTick.
When macOS Mojave and below detects these keys, it will think that keyboard backlight is supported and show the settings for keyboard backlight. I will RE more when I have time. Actually, a workaround for Catalina is pretty simple. If you guys want, I may implement it before I found a proper solution. I have added workaround for Catalina. You can test this by holding a flashlight up to the light sensor.
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You are correct. Try resetting the SMC. Keyboard backlighting The keyboard backlight behaves incorrectly.
The display backlight doesn't respond correctly to ambient light Release all keys. Press the power button again to turn on your Mac. If the battery is removable: Shut down your Mac. Remove the battery. Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds. Reinstall the battery. After your Mac shuts down, unplug the power cord. Wait 15 seconds.
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