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Re: d-i testing w/amiga and 2.6

On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 11:40:28AM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > Ingo Juergensmann <ij@2006.bluespice.org> writes:
> > > linux-m68k guys: how are chances to get that problem solved soon? Without a
> > > working keyboard layout it seems unlikely that m68k will ever be a Release
> > > Candidate arch in Debian again.  
> > This is nothing the kernel can do about.  If you load the wrong keymap you
> > get a wrong keymap.  Choosing the right keymap is a pure userspace
> > problem.
> Well, IIRC I was told by someone that it's a kernel problem, but maybe my
> memory fails me here... 
> At least the keymap works fine with 2.4 series, but not with 2.6 anymore.
> So, I guess something has changed in the kernel that makes something fail in
> setting the correct/working keymap. 

Yes, the kernel has changed, so userspace has to follow :-)

2.6 uses the new input subsystem, while 2.4 used the old one (m68k Mac used the
new one, though, just like PPC Mac).



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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