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SubjectRe: ps2 keyboard filter hook
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 06:14:05PM -0400, Dan Streetman wrote:
> >> Vojtech, could you comment on if the above is possible using the input
> >layer?
> >
> >Yes, and quite easily it'll fit into the input layer. Basically the way
> >to do it would be to open the PS/2 port in the filter driver (thus
> >disabling the normal keyboard driver to open it) and then register a new
> >PS/2 port which the normal keyboard driver would attach to.
> Sweet! Thanks.
> I assume this (along with the linux-console stuff) won't make it into the 2.4
> kernel for a while though, until after it's been in 2.5 for a while?

It's planned for 2.5.0. If it'll make it back to 2.4.x, I can only hope.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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