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SubjectRe: [PATCH] to fix scancodes returned by sony-laptop driver
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 07:51:57PM +0100, John Hughes wrote:
> Fix scancodes returned by driver to match scancodes used to remap keys.
>
> (Before the patch FN/E returned scancode 0x1B, but to remap scancode
> 0x14 had to be used).
>

> The scancodes returned by the sony-laptop driver for function keys did not
> match the scancodes used to remap keys. Also, since the scancode was sent
> to the input subsystem after the mapped keysym the /lib/udev/keymap
> utility was confused about which scancode to report for which keysym.
>
> This patch fixes the driver so the correct scancode is shown for each
> key. It also adds to the documentation a description of where to find
> the scancodes.
>
> Signed-off-by: John Hughes <john@calva.com>

Acked-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru>

>
> diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt b/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt
> index 2bd4e82..0d5ac7f 100644
> --- a/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/laptops/sony-laptop.txt
> @@ -17,6 +17,11 @@ subsystem. See the logs of acpid or /proc/acpi/event and
> devices are created by the driver. Additionally, loading the driver with the
> debug option will report all events in the kernel log.
>
> +The "scancodes" passed to the input system (that can be remapped with udev)
> +are indexes to the table "sony_laptop_input_keycode_map" in the sony-laptop.c
> +module. For example the "FN/E" key combination (EJECTCD on some models)
> +generates the scancode 20 (0x14).
> +
> Backlight control:
> ------------------
> If your laptop model supports it, you will find sysfs files in the
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/sony-laptop.c b/drivers/platform/x86/sony-laptop.c
> index bbd182e..f148459 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/x86/sony-laptop.c
> +++ b/drivers/platform/x86/sony-laptop.c
> @@ -347,6 +347,7 @@ static void sony_laptop_report_input_event(u8 event)
> struct input_dev *jog_dev = sony_laptop_input.jog_dev;
> struct input_dev *key_dev = sony_laptop_input.key_dev;
> struct sony_laptop_keypress kp = { NULL };
> + int scancode;
>
> if (event == SONYPI_EVENT_FNKEY_RELEASED ||
> event == SONYPI_EVENT_ANYBUTTON_RELEASED) {
> @@ -380,8 +381,8 @@ static void sony_laptop_report_input_event(u8 event)
> dprintk("sony_laptop_report_input_event, event not known: %d\n", event);
> break;
> }
> - if (sony_laptop_input_index[event] != -1) {
> - kp.key = sony_laptop_input_keycode_map[sony_laptop_input_index[event]];
> + if ((scancode = sony_laptop_input_index[event]) != -1) {
> + kp.key = sony_laptop_input_keycode_map[scancode];
> if (kp.key != KEY_UNKNOWN)
> kp.dev = key_dev;
> }
> @@ -389,9 +390,9 @@ static void sony_laptop_report_input_event(u8 event)
> }
>
> if (kp.dev) {
> - input_report_key(kp.dev, kp.key, 1);
> /* we emit the scancode so we can always remap the key */
> - input_event(kp.dev, EV_MSC, MSC_SCAN, event);
> + input_event(kp.dev, EV_MSC, MSC_SCAN, scancode);
> + input_report_key(kp.dev, kp.key, 1);
> input_sync(kp.dev);
>
> /* schedule key release */

--
Dmitry


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