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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [RESEND] fix HID quirks for aluminium apple wireless keyboards
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"Phil Endecott" <phil_tuhck_endecott@chezphil.org> writes:

> Did you see my messages about this a few weeks ago?
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.input/4984

Alas, no! That would have been very helpful.

> I didn't post a patch because I believe that this stuff has all moved
> as a result of Jiri Slaby's patch "HID: move apple quirks" posted to
> linux-input on 2008-05-16. One of us should prepare a patch against
> the tree after that patch.

I'm happy to do this, although the only tree I track closely is Linus's.

> Do you know what happens if you have a USB bluetooth dongle with HID
> proxy mode? My assumption was that the vendor and product IDs from
> the keyboard would then appear to the kernel as USB IDs. If this is
> true, then you should keep the existing entries for these devices in
> the USB quirks tables. Does anyone know if HID proxy dongles actually
> do this? In any case, leaving the existing entries in the USB quirks
> table can't do any harm.

Hmm, no idea. Absent confirmation I guess I'll drop the USB HID changes
to be on the safe side.

> I wrote this up at http://chezphil.org/apple-alu-bluetooth-kb-linux/
> and I'll just post that URL again to help the search engines...

Nice writeup! Small correction: when the quirk is active, you can
generate forward delete by pressing Fn-backspace.

--
Paul Collins
Wellington, New Zealand

Dag vijandelijk luchtschip de huismeester is dood


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