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SubjectRe: FYI PS/2 Mouse problems -- userland issue
> [...] it needs a few improvements during 2.5: I plan to submit a
> patch that replaces much of the existing pc keyboard/mouse code with state
> machine driven code that doesn't block interrupts out for long periods of
> time, as well as fixing a few of the lockup issues the current driver has.
> -ben

Interesting. BTW, there is a request to introduce the mouse
into the Input/HID framework in the way PS/2 keyboard is now.
It does not overlap too much with a fix to hardware access,
but it may help to remove the multitude of broken code from
userland and direct it at your super-duper-state-machine code.

-- Pete
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