evdev with sun type6 keyboard... also modmap gripes...

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Sun Nov 16 19:58:38 PST 2008

From: Jeremy Huddleston <jeremyhu at freedesktop.org>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 19:49:52 -0800

> On Nov 16, 2008, at 18:54, David Miller wrote:
> >> I have a sun type6 usb keyboard, and evdev treats it as pc105+inet:
> >
> > That's correct as far as I can tell.
> >
> > Actually, I'm assuming you're under Linux, and if you are all keyboard
> > types emit PC keyboard codes rather than type specific ones.
> Yes, it is under linux (otherwise how would it be using evdev),

BSD has copied good ideas from Linux before :-)

> but months back, I updated the sun6 keyboard definition to fix bugs when treating it as a pc105+inet :
> http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=xkeyboard-config.git;a=commitdiff;h=38d2ea83324429aa1406309beb312030a931efcf

I really don't think it makes any sense to handle sun keyboard's specially if
the kernel is emitting PC scancodes.

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