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

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Wed Sep 20 09:41:20 PDT 2006

On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 09:28:46AM -0700, Maksim Yevmenkin wrote:
> On 9/20/06, Ruslan Ermilov <ru at> wrote:
> >Here's another demo that indicates that sparc64 doesn't work
> >properly.  In this case it's a CONS_SETKBD ioctl which is used
> >by kbdcontrol(8).  I "kldload vkbd" and make sure two vkbd
> >instances exist, /dev/vkbdctl0 and /dev/vkbdctl1.
> [...]
> actually, i just tracked this down as part of my work on pr
> sparc64/96798. there are few problems mentioned in this pr. kbdcontrol
> -k not working is just one of them.
> basically, kb_index is wrong, and, in my case, is always 0. which
> defaults to first keyboard (i.e. subkbd(4)). that is why i can not use
> kbdcontrol -k to switch between sunkbd(4) and, say, ukbd(4).
Yes, this is the endianness bug we were talking about.
Hold on, the fix is almost ready.  :-)

Ruslan Ermilov
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