[parisc-linux] keyboard adventures
Sat, 13 Nov 1999 05:40:47 +0100
So, I got PS/2 keyboards pretty much working tonight. The first major discov-
ery was the 8042-compatible chip used on i386s and most other architectures
translates the AT scancodes the keyboard sends to XT scancodes to send on to
the CPU - Lasi doesn't do that, but we do it in software to be able to use
I copied large parts of pc_keyb.c in keyb_at.c which deals with AT->XT trans-
lation as well as providing the XT table interfaces so you should be able to
load keymaps aso.
SysRq seems to work well (well, SysRq-P (show regs) and SysRq-B (reboot) do),
the characters printed (-- %c --) match the key label.
I hope SysRq will be of some use in debugging some of the stuff I'm planning
to do, and we might even end up porting parts of kdb - so lots of fun ahead.