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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: ddstreet@us.ibm.com
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: ps2 keyboard filter hook
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 21:35:36 +0100 (BST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <E15B0Jc-00073n-00@the-village.bc.nu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10106151345510.25518-200000@ddstreet.raleigh.ibm.com> from "ddstreet@us.ibm.com" at Jun 15, 2001 04:03:32 PM

> The registered drivers are called (in order of registration) for every scancode,
> and they may change or consume the scancode (or allow it to pass).  Also the
> 'filters' are given a function to send an variable-sized buffer to the keyboard
> output port; this function is synchronized using a semaphore which also
> coordinates with pckbd_leds().

X11 likes to talk direct to the PS/2 port.  I actually think you should instead
talk to Vojtech for the mainstream kernel about the input device work. It 
sounds much cleaner and more close to what you need


  parent reply	other threads:[~2001-06-15 20:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-15 20:03 ddstreet
2001-06-15 20:24 ` Jeff Garzik
2001-06-15 20:35 ` Alan Cox [this message]
2001-06-16 14:13 ` Michael Rothwell
     [not found] <OF08385BE5.529A6C1C-ON85256A6C.0070A351@raleigh.ibm.com>
2001-06-15 21:03 ` Dan Streetman
2001-06-16  4:50   ` Mike A. Harris
     [not found] <OF6CD0EC09.7E779796-ON85256A6C.007426B5@raleigh.ibm.com>
2001-06-15 21:30 ` Dan Streetman
2001-06-15 21:44   ` Vojtech Pavlik
     [not found] <OF7CA123EC.2D473DAE-ON85256A6C.00782D85@raleigh.ibm.com>
2001-06-15 22:14 ` Dan Streetman
2001-06-15 22:21   ` Vojtech Pavlik
2001-06-16 12:53 Andries.Brouwer
2001-06-16 13:38 ` Christoph Hellwig
2001-06-16 16:00 Andries.Brouwer
2001-06-18 16:42 Dan Streetman
2001-06-28 15:40 Dan Streetman

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