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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vt: Add virtual console keyboard mode OFF
On Sun 2011-01-30 00:36:22, Arthur Taylor wrote:
> Add a new mode for the virtual console keyboard OFF to compliment RAW
> in which all key events are ignored. New mode prevents vt input
> buffers from overflowing when a program opens but doesn't read from a
> tty, like Xorg using only evdev for input.
> The new mode is available by the ioctl KDSKBMODE with argument K_OFF
> from linux/kd.h. Does not effect sysrq behaviour.
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <>
> Cc: Alan Cox <>
> Signed-off-by: Arthur Taylor <>


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