Re: XFree86 update question
On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 03:02:09PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 01:34:25PM -0400, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > >
> > Nope. If I upgrade to the most recent kernel-image-2.2.19-pmac (I think
> > 2.2.19-3.1), ADB keycodes are totally disabled. IMHO, this lack of
> > choice should be considered a bug.
> well its not. and its NOT changing.
TAKE A PILL.
> > Here's a possible way out: enable ADB keycodes in the new kernel, so the
> > keycodes are selectable via the /proc file. Then put an entry in
> > /etc/sysctl.conf something like
> > dev/mac_hid/keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1. (Can we do this for pmac
> > only?) So new installs get linux keycodes, and upgrades get to have a
> > real choice, which is documented in the upgrade notes.
Adam, I don't want to go down the route of using sysctl.conf for this;
it's supposed to be local admin only. Would it be worthwhile to make
ADB keycodes be available, and not default? Is there ANY reason not to
do this? It's a relatively straightforward kernel patch.
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer