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Update on Asus X550ZE running on Fedora 24

Since applying fix related to the ACPI from Linux kernel (future 4.8.0), ASUS kernel laptop runs smoother on Gnome Shell inside Fedora 24 Design Suite. Based on the following observation:
The delay of pluggin on/off the power is gone. Without the fix, it took about ten seconds before the system switched the status.Power management has drastically improved. Closing the lid will automatically suspend the laptop.Multimedia control now works on all applications.Brightness control properly works. For Fedora users having similar issue with X550Z (also F550Z on some countries), a COPR repository is created for that purpose until upstream release the fix version on the kernel. Other distributions can look at the patch and provide feedback for testing and improvement.

A big thanks to Peter Wu and Lv Zheng for investigating the issue which turned out bigger than expected: the discovery of new ACPI scheme on some modern laptops .