Subject: Re: root device
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/12/2003 10:53:37
On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 07:33:43PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:

 > It finds devices by exploring the tree, and keyboard or mouse (don't
 > know yet) is handled though a pseudodevice tree called HIDIOSystem.
 > Maybe there is a way of handling it in a different way, but having the
 > pseudo-device attached to the tree would indeed be the simpliest one
 > from the compatibility layer point of view.

Fully implementing HIDIOSystem would not be the simplest way.  We could
probably contruct fake entries based on the information about wscons

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>