Subject: Re: keyboard/mouse/serial on JS-1
To: Toru Nishimura <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/02/2000 13:15:00
On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 05:45:57PM +0900, Toru Nishimura wrote:
> Now one thing is pretty confusing to me; how the keyboard, mouse and
> serial port are configured by hardwares? I can see National Semi's
> SuperI/O combo chip underneath power unit, and I have such an
> impression that JavaStation-1 has no Zilog serial chip, all of three
> I/O are managed by the combo, but generic kernel does detect two of
> Zilog ???
There is a Zilog serial for the keyboard/mouse. The SuperIO chip is
used to supply a "com" which is for the normal port on the back of the
What we need to do for the keyboard/mouse is teach the sun kbd/ms drivers
to understand the pckbd/pms keyboard and mouse protocols.
Sigh, if only for STREAMS.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>