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From: Dan Streetman <ddstreet@us.ibm.com>
To: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
Cc: Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: ps2 keyboard filter hook
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 18:14:05 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10106151751290.28123-100000@ddstreet.raleigh.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <OF7CA123EC.2D473DAE-ON85256A6C.00782D85@raleigh.ibm.com>


>> Vojtech, could you comment on if the above is possible using the input
>layer?
>
>Yes, and quite easily it'll fit into the input layer. Basically the way
>to do it would be to open the PS/2 port in the filter driver (thus
>disabling the normal keyboard driver to open it) and then register a new
>PS/2 port which the normal keyboard driver would attach to.

Sweet!  Thanks.

I assume this (along with the linux-console stuff) won't make it into the 2.4
kernel for a while though, until after it's been in 2.5 for a while?

Thanks again!

-- 
Dan Streetman
ddstreet@us.ibm.com
--------------------------------------------------
186,282 miles per second:
It isn't just a good idea, it's the law!


       reply	other threads:[~2001-06-15 22:19 UTC|newest]

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

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