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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Map volume and brightness events on thinkpads
On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 10:27:11AM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:

> I want to add the ability to add "filetrs" to i8042 keyboard ports so
> that certain bytes that represent state changes (battery events,
> wireless, etc.) can be diverted from keyboard serio port (and atkbd
> driver) and be processed by a separate driver(s).

This seems to add complexity. I'm not sure why the input layer isn't the
natural way of reporting events generated by a user pressing a key on
the keyboard?

Matthew Garrett |
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