Re: [PATCH 9/44] Support for scroll wheel on Office keyboards

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 09:02:27 EST


> Apart from this concrete question - the number of keyboards and
> mice is very large and growing by the day. I think it is hopeless
> to try and teach the kernel about all details of each of them.
> I think we should try to go for a keyboard/mouse definition file
> maintained in user space and fed to the kernel.

Well, if it can be maintained in userspace, it should be possible to maintain, too.
Plus it seems to me that some keyboards are compatible with others... for example arima
seems to generate same keycodes for "vol+" and "vol-" as compaq nx5000...
64 bytes from icmp_seq=28 ttl=51 time=448769.1 ms

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