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SubjectRe: Completely disable AT/PS2 keyboard support in 2.4?
On 9 Jun 2003, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> My arrow keys are working just fine. The "can't emulate rawmode for
> keycode" messages seem to appear without a key being pressed. The
> keyboard or the keyboard receiver (it's a wireless keyboard) is probably
> just sending out keycodes at will...

OK, so the arrow-keys (and other keys generating E0/E1-prefixed scancodes) not
working happens on `other' architectures only (e.g. MIPS with dummy
keyboard.c).

> On Mon, 2003-06-09 at 15:34, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On 9 Jun 2003, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> > > Is it possible to completely disable AT/PS2 keyboard support
> > > in 2.4 or is this still needed when I only use a USB keyboard?
> > >
> > > I am currently getting dozens of keyboard messages:
> > >
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > > keyboard.c: can't emulate rawmode for keycode 272
> > >
> > > I am not sure if the comes from the USB keyboard or from
> > > the non-connected PS2 port.
> >
> > In 2.4.x, the input layer converts input events to PC/AT scancodes, and still
> > relies on the PS/2 low-level keyboard driver scancode conversion to interprete
> > them. This means you must include the PS/2 low-level keyboard driver. If you
> > don't, you may get strange results, especially on architectures where you have
> > a different low-level keyboard driver.
> >
> > BTW, I guess your arrow keys are not working?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
Geert

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