cvs commit: src/sys/dev/vkbd vkbd.c vkbd_var.h
maksim.yevmenkin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 18:51:12 GMT 2004
> I appreciate the work here, but we are starting to grow too many
> independent keyboard abstractions that don't seem to work together and
> don't seem to solve the primary problem that we have right now. What
> we really need is a single unified keyboard and mouse virtualization
> layer that allows bluetooth, usb, and at/ps2 devices to plug in at the
> bottom and talk to the one or more console interfaces at the top. It
> should allow devices to be plugged in at runtime and should insulate
> the real console interface from caring which keyboard is plugged in at
> boot, if any are at all. And yt _does_ need to work in single user mode
> and in DDB.
i did sent email to current asking for comments. did not get much feedback.
> I know I'm saying a lot of 'shoulds' right now, but the rise of these
> non-at/ps2 keyboards is causing us lots of problems and we need to fix
> it. Brooks had talked about working on something similar to what I've
> described above, so please work with him to mold your vkbd work into
> that model.
very well. i touched it. might as well try and fix it :) anyone has
any ideas? code? anything?
oh, one more thing, would you like me to back vkbd(4) out?
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