Re: Odd Question: pc_keyb as a module?
James Simmons (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 22 Jan 2001 17:14:24 -0800 (PST)
> I have a need to use pc_keyb as a module. I am using off the shelf ps/2
> keyboard chipsets as chording keyboard controllers. This uses a modified
> pc_keyb.c that see's multiple key presses and translates them into
> scancodes that are then handled by the rest of the keyboard driver.
> It would make life much better if I were able to have one pc_keyb.o module
> that was the kernel original and another that has the chording code. That
> way I could swap them, and I wouldn't need to rebuild and install an
> entirely kernel everytime I make a tweak to the chording code.
> I'm not entirely sure home much trouble this would cause. But any help or
> direction would be much appreciated.
Actually we have something like that in our developement tree. We have
converted over the PS/2 chipset and their devices to the Input API. The
drivers are completely modular. With a USB keybaord this would be really
handy. If have more questions just ask. Take a look at
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