Subject: Re: USB / wskbd questions/problems...
To: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/10/1999 19:46:28
On Sat, Apr 10, 1999 at 10:50:18PM +0200, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> As you noted, wsdisplay cannot use more than one keyboard, and
> unplugging the normal keyboard isn't enough. You could make a special
> kernel that only has a USB keyboard in it, then it would work.
Okay. That's good to know. I'll continue running off of a regular keyboard
for the nonce, but I'd like to switch over to USB before long. I think it's
a nifty technology, and I want to be using stuff I can swap between different
> We really need to change wsdisplay so it can handle multiple keyboards.
> Unfortunately, it's not trivial to do.
Hm. How about allowing user-selection of which keyboard is actually used, in
/etc/wscons.conf or something? That would solve the immediate need for easy
and immediate support, anyway, and could easily be deprecated once it no
> PS. You can do 'od -X /dev/wskbd1' to check that the keyboard works.
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