Re: Beige G3 minitower (again!)
On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 10:21:24AM -0400, Ron Murray wrote:
> It's interesting to note that the help that comes with
> CONFIG_INPUT_ADBHID says, among other things, that you also need to
> set CONFIG_INPUT_KEYBDEV, but that option soesn't seem to exist in 2.6
> kernels (except in the arm architecture, and that may be an error).
This stuff got changed pretty massively. The keyboard input handler now
depends on CONFIG_VT.
> I still get nothing happening when I hit keyboard keys. Have I missed
> something? And I've seen some references to having to map adb keys to
> Linux: is this still necessary?
You may have missed something. Make sure you have CONFIG_VT setup, as
well as the input layer and ADB. You'll need the CUDA driver, too.
> Now to the IMS Twin Turbo display. It does work, sort of. It's even
> almost readable: the first two characters of each line are at the
> right end of the screen, and the rest of the characters are on the
> next line. It's like it does a line break two characters late. And,
> no, it's not a screen positioning/foldover thing (wish it was: I know
> how to fix that). Anyone seen this one before?
Sounds similar to some of the old bugs I remember. Check back in the
archives about 4 years or so. Most of the discussion back then was
on the linuxppc lists. (http://lists.linuxppc.org/)