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From: Andries Brouwer <aebr@win.tue.nl>
To: John Bradford <john@grabjohn.com>
Cc: ndiamond@wta.att.ne.jp, cs@tequila.co.jp, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Japanese keyboards broken in 2.6
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 18:09:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030725160953.GD606@win.tue.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200307251601.h6PG1etD001373@81-2-122-30.bradfords.org.uk>

On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 05:01:40PM +0100, John Bradford wrote:

> > 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?

Sorry - I am unable to make sense of your question.

Below some remarks, maybe related.

Some remarks on scancode sets live on
http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/kbd/scancodes-7.html

Not all keyboards support all scancode sets. For example,
my MyCom laptop only supports scancode Set 2, and its keyboard
does not react at all when in mode 1 or 3. 

The normal, default mode is translated scancode set 2.
Putting keyboards in other modes is asking for trouble.

Andries


  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25 15:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 16:01 John Bradford
2003-07-25 16:09 ` Andries Brouwer [this message]
  -- 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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