Re: Hurd stopped working :(
Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
> No, this is unrelated. The term translator handles input stream of
> characters. It would be useful to get the scancode directly and do mapping
> in the translator.
> What you mean should probably be handled by a device similar to framebuffer
> device in Linux. The GGI people have some ideas here, I am sure, and i think
> they are interested in contributing a translator. Maybe this translator
> could do text mode as well.
term is responsible for both input and output.
When I've spoken about punting the Mach console driver, I mean getting
rid of both halves, and having term poke the screen memory and
directly fetch scancodes. This is not to imply that this is the Right
Thing; just that it's what I've been thinking of.