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Re: Debian on mac68k

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Mac User <userm57@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> If you boot the old Debian 3.1 using a recent kernel then you won't be
>> able to log in at the console, because the ADB keycodes were changed
>> sometime after the v2.2 kernel. (I'm thinking of the IIfx, which does
>> not need the Egret driver.)
> Sounds like it wouldn't work due to the keycode change.

That would matter only if you configured userland to change the keymap,

The default US-QWERTY that's built-in in the kernel should still work.
But as soon as userland overrides the keyboard layout, you'll get gibberish



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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