You be surprised what is coming out soon into the embedded market :-) 3D
will soon be coming to small hand held devices!!
> What good is an fb driver when my hardware does text mode ?
Text mode is the expection not the norm.
> Why do I want the whole input layer loaded for a single fixed keyboard
> controller, or a serial interface driven by user mode ?
One is portablity. The input layer handles more than just keyboards.
All input devices look the same. Most embedded devices with input
interfaces have more than one type of input device (touchscreen,
attachable keyboards, buttons etc). Plus the input layer is modular and it
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