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    SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC?] usb/input: Add support for fn key on Apple PowerBooks
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    On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 22:20 +0100, Michael Hanselmann wrote:
    > On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 04:07:37PM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > > Ok, I am looking at the patch again, and I have a question - do we
    > > really need these 3 module parameters? If the goal is to be compatible
    > > with older keyboards then shouldn't we stick to one behavior?
    >
    > The old keyboard was controlled by ADB (Apple Desktop Bus) commands sent
    > by pbbuttonsd. That doesn't work for the USB keyboard because the
    > conversion is not done in hardware like with the old ones. ioctl's would
    > also be possible, but I'm not sure wether they would be easy to do for
    > USB devices. Module parameters can be changed using sysfs.

    Yeah, but the question is why 3 ? I think one (on/off) is enough. Do you
    have any case where people actually change the other ones ?

    Ben.


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