[CentOS] How to get status of notebook lid?

Wed Apr 9 01:11:26 UTC 2008
Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca>

On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 08:54 +0200, Olaf Mueller wrote:
> Is there any way to get this status, maybe under /proc/ or by some
> command? 

Look under /proc/acpi/button/lid/.  On one of my notebooks, this works:

[ksandhu at krs ~] cat /proc/acpi/button/lid/LID/state
info    state


Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu
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