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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.


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