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SubjectRe: 2.4.31 CONFIG_INPUT_KEYBDEV
On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 11:41:10AM +0100, Nick Warne wrote:
> What exactly does CONFIG_INPUT_KEYBDEV do?

It's used to link keybdev.o in drivers/input/Makefile, and to resolve a
few dependencies for other config options (HIL) in some hil/Config.in.

> I found that _not_setting it, 2.4.31 still looks for keyboard at boot:
>
> Oct 9 10:41:49 kernel: keyboard: Timeout - AT keyboard not present?(ed)
> Oct 9 10:41:50 kernel: keyboard: Timeout - AT keyboard not present?(f4)

(...)

> Therefore I still have to manually edit include/linux/pc_keyb.h to undef the
> (no) keyboard timeouts:

This option is not used for pc_keyb.c inclusion which is linked unless you
set CONFIG_DUMMY_KEYB (check drivers/char/Makefile for this), in which case
you'll use dummy_keyb.c which was made exactly for your usage.

Cheers,
Willy

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