cvs commit: src/sys/dev/kbdmux kbdmux.c

Scott Long scottl at
Tue Feb 28 23:39:39 PST 2006

Coleman Kane wrote:
> On 2/28/06, *Dag-Erling Smørgrav* <des at <mailto:des at>> wrote:
>     "Maksim Yevmenkin" <maksim.yevmenkin at
>     <mailto:maksim.yevmenkin at>> writes:
>      > we should make a decision which scancodes keyboard drivers should be
>      > returning and change kbdmux(4), syscons(4) etc. to support it.
>      >
>      > until then, i'm afraid, sun rs232 and powerpc adb keyboard drivers
>      > will have to translate their own scancodes into at scancodes (just
>      > like ukbd(4) does).
>     Considering that ukbd(4) is the only kbd driver that runs on all
>     platforms, it might make sense to have all other drivers translate
>     their scancodes to ukbd(4) scancodes and use that in kbdmux(4) and
>     syscons(4).
> I agree,  especially since atkbdc's are rapidly being replaced by USB on 
> the platforms they were made for.

Long term, yes, but what is the risk/benefit of doing this for 6.1?


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