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SubjectRe: Fwd: Patch for initial CapsLock
On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 01:37:16PM -0500, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> Dear Alan,
>
> Here's a USB problem which can only be resolved in generic code.
> Vojtech is the owner of the code, but did not reply. Do you think
> you can keep this patch in -ac?

Sorry for the delay - yes, it's OK.

>
> Thanks in advance,
> -- Pete
>
> ----- Forwarded message from Pete Zaitcev <zaitcev@redhat.com> -----
>
> Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 13:41:03 -0500
> From: Pete Zaitcev <zaitcev@redhat.com>
> To: vojtech@suse.cz
> Cc: zaitcev@redhat.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Patch for initial CapsLock
> User-Agent: Mutt/1.2.5.1i
>
> Hi, Vojtech:
>
> In 2.4.21-pre2, if Caps Lock is on and a USB keyboard is connected,
> the LED will not be lit. It mostly affects KVM users like those
> of IBM BladeCenter, because they "connect" keyboards all day long.
> Would you be so kind to review the attached patch?
>
> -- Pete
>
> diff -ur -X dontdiff linux-2.4.21-pre2/drivers/char/keyboard.c linux-2.4.21-pre2-usb/drivers/char/keyboard.c
> --- linux-2.4.21-pre2/drivers/char/keyboard.c 2002-08-02 17:39:43.000000000 -0700
> +++ linux-2.4.21-pre2-usb/drivers/char/keyboard.c 2002-12-24 10:40:48.000000000 -0800
> @@ -64,6 +64,7 @@
> void (*kbd_ledfunc)(unsigned int led);
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(handle_scancode);
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(kbd_ledfunc);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kbd_refresh_leds);
>
> extern void ctrl_alt_del(void);
>
> @@ -899,9 +900,9 @@
> * Aside from timing (which isn't really that important for
> * keyboard interrupts as they happen often), using the software
> * interrupt routines for this thing allows us to easily mask
> - * this when we don't want any of the above to happen. Not yet
> - * used, but this allows for easy and efficient race-condition
> - * prevention later on.
> + * this when we don't want any of the above to happen.
> + * This allows for easy and efficient race-condition prevention
> + * for kbd_ledfunc => input_event(dev, EV_LED, ...) => ...
> */
> static void kbd_bh(unsigned long dummy)
> {
> @@ -917,6 +918,18 @@
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(keyboard_tasklet);
> DECLARE_TASKLET_DISABLED(keyboard_tasklet, kbd_bh, 0);
>
> +/*
> + * This allows a newly plugged keyboard to pick the LED state.
> + * We do it in this seemindly backwards fashion to ensure proper locking.
> + * Built-in keyboard does refresh on its own.
> + */
> +void kbd_refresh_leds(void)
> +{
> + tasklet_disable(&keyboard_tasklet);
> + if (ledstate != 0xff && kbd_ledfunc != NULL) kbd_ledfunc(ledstate);
> + tasklet_enable(&keyboard_tasklet);
> +}
> +
> typedef void (pm_kbd_func) (void);
>
> pm_callback pm_kbd_request_override = NULL;
> diff -ur -X dontdiff linux-2.4.21-pre2/drivers/input/keybdev.c linux-2.4.21-pre2-usb/drivers/input/keybdev.c
> --- linux-2.4.21-pre2/drivers/input/keybdev.c 2001-10-11 09:14:32.000000000 -0700
> +++ linux-2.4.21-pre2-usb/drivers/input/keybdev.c 2002-12-23 23:43:53.000000000 -0800
> @@ -201,6 +201,7 @@
> input_open_device(handle);
>
> // printk(KERN_INFO "keybdev.c: Adding keyboard: input%d\n", dev->number);
> + kbd_refresh_leds();
>
> return handle;
> }
> @@ -222,6 +223,7 @@
> {
> input_register_handler(&keybdev_handler);
> kbd_ledfunc = keybdev_ledfunc;
> + kbd_refresh_leds();
>
> if (jp_kbd_109) {
> x86_keycodes[0xb5] = 0x73; /* backslash, underscore */
> diff -ur -X dontdiff linux-2.4.21-pre2/include/linux/kbd_kern.h linux-2.4.21-pre2-usb/include/linux/kbd_kern.h
> --- linux-2.4.21-pre2/include/linux/kbd_kern.h 2002-12-19 20:22:19.000000000 -0800
> +++ linux-2.4.21-pre2-usb/include/linux/kbd_kern.h 2002-12-23 23:43:31.000000000 -0800
> @@ -72,6 +72,7 @@
> extern int do_poke_blanked_console;
>
> extern void (*kbd_ledfunc)(unsigned int led);
> +extern void kbd_refresh_leds(void);
>
> extern void set_console(int nr);
> extern void schedule_console_callback(void);
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----

--
Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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