> > On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 02:52:19PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > > /sbin/kbdrate: util-linux
> > >
> > > I'd hope kbrate is using the ioctls nowdays, otherwise it will break on USB
> > Actually, the ioctls won't work on USB, because they try to output data
> > to the traditional i/o ports anyway.
> The ioctl goes to the keyboard driver. They keyboard driver either
> implements it, errors it or is buggy. No other path. I seem to be able to
> portably set my keyboard rate on everything but USB 8)
Agreed, current method of interfacing USB keyboards to keyboard.c (as
implemented by keybdev.c) is a bug in itself.
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