Subject: Re: wsmux inject
To: None <>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/15/2006 02:28:58
On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 23:17:12 +0000, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> > To feed terminal input from user space, you need a way to inject raw
> > scancodes that need to end up being passed to wskbd_input.
> Well, it seems that I could do that quite simply by creating a
> WSKBDIO_INJECT ioctl in wskbd_displayioctl() though thats a bit of a
> bodge..

Yeah, it doesn't feel clean.

> I'm thinking it would likely be better to make a pseudo-device that
> would attach as a wsbkdN when necessary, not sure if that will work
> as planned.

It will.  See e.g. sys/dev/hpc/hpf1275a_tty.c (HP F1275A external
(serial) keyboard for Jornada series).  Config glue is:

pseudo-device   hpf1275a                # HP F1275A external keyboard
wskbd* at hpf1275a? mux 1

SY, Uwe
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