Subject: Re: port-macppc/14733 macppc USB console attachment broken
To: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/27/2001 01:24:22
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On Mon, 26 Nov 2001 13:32:10 +0100, Lennart Augustsson <lennart@augustsson.=
> When attaching the console keyboard the macppc port first checks
> with OF if usb-kbd-ihandles exists. On older version of OF
> this fails. Next it checks for adb-kbd-ihandle, and here
> lies the problem. It seems that adb-kbd-ihandle exists
> even if there is no adb keyboard present. This means that
> the non-existent abd keyboard will be console
> instead of the USB keyboard which is the last fallback.
How about changing macppc's GENERIC wscons cruft to:
wsdisplay0 at ofb? console ?
wskbd0 at ukbd? console ?
wskbd* at akbd? console ?
wsmouse0 at ams?
Sure, this will force people into use a USB keyboard who maybe don't
want to, but they can just comment that out, right?
(Yes, this isn't a real fix, but as I read it, this is not one but
two *hardware* bugs in OF's behavior as regards *-kbd-ihandle...
perhaps not something we can fix correctly.)
Or will this cause machines whose OF doesn't respond to usb-kbd-ihandle
AND which (actually) have no USB keyboard connected to have no
~ g r @ eclipsed.net
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