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From: John Bradford <john@grabjohn.com>
To: aebr@win.tue.nl, ndiamond@wta.att.ne.jp
Cc: cs@tequila.co.jp, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Japanese keyboards broken in 2.6
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 17:01:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200307251601.h6PG1etD001373@81-2-122-30.bradfords.org.uk> (raw)

> > > setkeycodes 0x6a 124 1>&2 in your rc.local, local.start or whatever.
> > > works fine for me for alle 2.5x kernels
> > 
> > There must be a ton of odd stuff going on.  "showkey" used to say that the
> > scan code is 0x7d not 0x6a, but now it displays weird stuff.  As previously
> > mentioned, "getkeycodes" displays a table which seems far removed from
> > reality.  But the patch from junkio@cox.net worked (but "showkey" and
> > "getkeycodes" still produce weird output).
>
> Yes.
>
> I am a little bit unhappy with the state of the kbd code
> (but have not yet decided whether I want to attempt to fix something).
>
> One aspect of the matter is that raw mode no longer is raw.
> The keyboard sends codes and the input layer translates that into
> the codes the input layer thinks the keyboard should have sent.
> Then, when one wants the raw codes, a reverse translation is used,
> but since the mapping is not one-to-one the reverse translation
> does not produce what the keyboard sent to start with.

Doesn't AT-set3 usually have a closer one to one mapping of keys?

John.

             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25 15:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 16:01 John Bradford [this message]
2003-07-25 16:09 ` Andries Brouwer
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-25 16:39 John Bradford
2003-07-25  9:27 John Bradford
     [not found] <fa.jnbj30u.1g6me0g@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found] ` <fa.d9tgtm5.1m7agi1@ifi.uio.no>
2003-07-25  1:00   ` junkio
2003-07-25  4:16     ` OGAWA Hirofumi
2003-07-22 13:56 Norman Diamond
2003-07-22 15:29 ` Andries Brouwer
2003-07-23 13:14   ` Norman Diamond
2003-07-23 13:38   ` OGAWA Hirofumi
2003-07-24 11:16     ` Hiroshi Miura
2003-07-24 14:26       ` OGAWA Hirofumi
2003-07-25  7:49 ` Clemens Schwaighofer
2003-07-25 10:30   ` Norman Diamond
2003-07-25 15:42     ` Andries Brouwer

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