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SubjectRe: ioctl to keyboard device file

> >> I want to add a new ioctl to keyboard driver device file which will
> >> perform the work of copying user space data sent to it into kernel
> >> space and send those characters to handle_scancode function of keyboard
> >> driver.. Now I want to know
> >>
> >> 1) what is the device file corresponding to keyboard (is it
> >> /dev/input/keyboard).
> >> 2) where file operations structure is defined for that.
> >> 3) where the those ioctls handled(not found in keyboard.c).
> >>
> >> Any small help is appreciated.
> >
> > why not using uinput for this job?
> Thanks for the solution. I did the above task, by defining a new
> character device driver and sending ioctl to it. and calling
> handle_scancode from it. Now I want
> to do the same task with in the keyboard driver. For that I need to send
> ioctl to keyboard device file.
> For that only I asked the
> above doubts.

what your are trying to do looks wrong to me. Why don't you use uinput.
It is there and it is the correct thing for the job.



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