Subject: Re: USB keyboard and 1.5BETA_2
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/27/2000 07:54:04
On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 10:47:31AM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:

 > Actually, it just hit me: the install kernel doesn't use wscons, so you
 > won't get "wskbd".  However, is the keyboard probing as *USB* or just as
 > part of pc0?  (I had thought that most BIOSes could emulate the standard
 > keyboard with a USB one, but I didn't know if we supported that
 > arrangement.)

In order to use the emulation, you have to use the BIOS routines to read
the keyboard, IIRC.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>