Subject: Re: akbd now supports raw mode
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Cagney <email@example.com>
Date: 08/13/2002 20:29:05
> On 13 Aug 2002, Aymeric Vincent wrote:
>> I just committed two things:
>> - akbd now supports raw mode (from OpenBSD)
>> - the X server can now use keyboards in raw mode in the wscons case
>> (from XFree86)
>> While the first item is only of interest for macppc owners, the second
>> item should also work for other platforms using wscons.
>> Macppc users can now replace the keyboard lines in their XF86Config file:
>> Option "Protocol" "wskbd"
>> Option "Device" "/dev/wskbd0"
>> Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
>> Option "XkbModel" "macintosh"
>> by just:
>> Option "Protocol" "standard"
>> Option "XkbKeymap" "xfree86(us)"
>> However, there are two things worth noting:
>> - you have to put "options WSDISPLAY_COMPAT_RAWKBD" in your kernel
>> config file
>> - you have to prevent getty from using /dev/ttyE0 by disabling its
>> entry in /etc/ttys. (Don't forget to enable xdm, and make sure you
>> have another way of logging into the machine before doing this
> So this change isn't useful for those of us who log in and then run
Or cntrl-r at the xdm prompt?