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SubjectRe: PC keyboard rate/delay
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 09:23:37PM +0400, Sergey Tursanov wrote:
> AC> You must have been reading my mind. Yesterday I traced at least one X11
> AC> hang down to the kernel and X server both frobbing with the port at the same
> AC> time and crashing the microcontroller on my PC110.
>
> I think it would be better to place all of kbd controller code
> into the kernel instead of using various userspace programs
> such as kbdrate. Otherwise why KDKBDREP was defined ?-)

KDKBDREP on m68k
KIOCSRATE on sparc
/dev/port on i386 etc.

Yes, we want to get rid of /dev/port.

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