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SubjectRe: Fwd: Patch for initial CapsLock
> > Do you want me to do the same for 2.5? It should be a little
> > simpler there, and no new exports.
>
> Yes, please.

Done, works for me.

I toyed with the idea to trigger keyboard tasklet instead of
locking it out and calling methods, but I did not see how
to force updates for unchanged ledstate. Changing ledstate to 0xff
just looked so very wrong...

-- Pete

--- linux-2.5.54/drivers/char/keyboard.c 2002-12-15 18:07:54.000000000 -0800
+++ linux-2.5.54-p3/drivers/char/keyboard.c 2003-01-07 13:55:25.000000000 -0800
@@ -894,9 +894,9 @@
* 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_refresh_leds => input_event(dev, EV_LED, ...) => ...
*/

static void kbd_bh(unsigned long dummy)
@@ -918,6 +918,22 @@

DECLARE_TASKLET_DISABLED(keyboard_tasklet, kbd_bh, 0);

+/*
+ * This allows a newly plugged keyboard to pick the LED state.
+ */
+void kbd_refresh_leds(struct input_handle *handle)
+{
+ unsigned char leds = ledstate;
+
+ tasklet_disable(&keyboard_tasklet);
+ if (leds != 0xff) {
+ input_event(handle->dev, EV_LED, LED_SCROLLL, !!(leds & 0x01));
+ input_event(handle->dev, EV_LED, LED_NUML, !!(leds & 0x02));
+ input_event(handle->dev, EV_LED, LED_CAPSL, !!(leds & 0x04));
+ }
+ tasklet_enable(&keyboard_tasklet);
+}
+
#if defined(CONFIG_X86) || defined(CONFIG_IA64) || defined(CONFIG_ALPHA) || defined(CONFIG_MIPS) || defined(CONFIG_PPC) || defined(CONFIG_SPARC32) || defined(CONFIG_SPARC64)

static unsigned short x86_keycodes[256] =
@@ -1159,6 +1175,7 @@
handle->name = kbd_name;

input_open_device(handle);
+ kbd_refresh_leds(handle);

return handle;
}
-
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