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SubjectRe: [bk patches] Long delayed input update
On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 07:58:50AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > What machine this was on? Kernel config won't allow you to unselect that
> > option if AT Keyboard is selected, and that's always selected when
> > CONFIG_PC is.

> Ahh. It's a G5 mac, so I guess it isn't needed. Even so, that thing
> shouldn't show up. If I don't have AT keyboard _or_ mouse selected, it
> shouldn't be there - they should "select" it, and if nothing uses it, then
> there isn't anything to do. In no case should it show up as a question.

I can hide it, the reasoning was that it may be useful for out-of-kernel
modules, and because of that it's possible to enable it even when there
are no users, and only then it's an option.

atkbd and psmouse do "select" it.

> > > and has it in any way been tested on the millions of different
> > > versions of kbd controller clones out there?
> >
> > Does a few months in Andrew's tree count?
> So it has been part of the -mm tree? Good.


Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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