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Re: showkey bug?

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 11:53:25AM +0200, Roland Wegmann wrote:
> Hello all
> I try to find out the keycode of each key of my Powerbook (1.25Mhz
> version) console keyboard. To do this I use normally 'showkey -k'. 
> At the moment I have installed Debian Sarge via d-i with a 2.6.7 kernel.
> Using the command 'showkey -k' of this installation doesn't show keycodes
> but scancodes. In short, the options -k and -s of showkey show both scancodes.

Same here.

> Is there a bug in the sarge version of showkeys?

An `strace -e ioctl showkey <option>' shows that the proper ioctl
is performed and depends on the scancode/keycode option. Now to 
find the bug in the mess that is drivers/char/keyboard.c and possibly 
the input layer, it's another story.

Could you try a 2.4 kernel.


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