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SubjectRe: Display and keyboard drivers configuration option for embedded systems
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By author: ("Paul Flinders")
In newsgroup:
> > I have been thinking about one change that could be used for X
> > terminal. That is to separate the keyboard I/O, which is basically a
> > specialized serial port, and the keyboard line discipline which
> > handles the protocol between the computer and keyboard.
> Does this sound like SYSV Streams to anyone else?

Not really. The keyboard port really *is* just a serial port (with a
non-UART hardware interface very similar or possibly identical to the
PS/2 mouse port) and we're already doing SLIP and PPP as line
disciplines. It might be useful to do a keyboard line discipline


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