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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.17 /dev/ports
    On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 04:00:23PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 02:52:19PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > >
    > > > > /sbin/kbdrate: util-linux
    > > >
    > > > I'd hope kbrate is using the ioctls nowdays, otherwise it will break on USB
    > >
    > > Actually, the ioctls won't work on USB, because they try to output data
    > > to the traditional i/o ports anyway.
    >
    > The ioctl goes to the keyboard driver. They keyboard driver either
    > implements it, errors it or is buggy. No other path. I seem to be able to
    > portably set my keyboard rate on everything but USB 8)

    Agreed, current method of interfacing USB keyboards to keyboard.c (as
    implemented by keybdev.c) is a bug in itself.

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    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs
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