Re: [PATCH 9/44] Support for scroll wheel on Office keyboards
From: Vojtech Pavlik
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 13:59:03 EST
On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 03:09:43PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > 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...
I'm not interested in maintaining this in the kernel - the database
would be rather large (say 100 kbyte) ...
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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