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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.59] support japanese JP106 keyboard on new console.
On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 12:29:15AM +0900, Osamu Tomita wrote:

> > Well, it's not so easy. Fortunately KEY_KPCOMMA can be relatively easily
> > moved elsewhere, however keys 181 to 198 are 'international and language
> > keys', defined the same way as USB/HID spec (please take a look at it).
> > Having a single one of them remapped elsewhere doesn't look so nice.
> >
> > --
> > Vojtech Pavlik
> > SuSE Labs

> Thanks. I see. Keycode in the kernel should be unified.

Definitely. And cast in stone and never changed again.

> I'll use newer kbd utility (kbd-1.08) and rewrite keymap like below.
> keycode 124 = backslash bar #Compatibility for 2.4 (for a while)
> keycode 183 = backslash bar

Yes, that'd be great.

> BTW. I've extracted japanese keyboard specification from OADG's documents.
> About OADG, please visit
> I attach those files. Usefull?

Yes, I'm sure they'll be.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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