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Re: evdev and multiple keyboards



On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 01:45:27PM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Lun 1 décembre 2008 13:33, Julian Sikorski a écrit :
> >
> > Nicolas Mailhot pisze:
> >>
> >> Le Lun 1 décembre 2008 12:45, Matthew Garrett a écrit :
> >>
> >>> USB devices output standardised keycodes, so if these are incorrect
> >>> it
> >>> implies that the evdev map in xkb is wrong.
> >>
> >> Unfortunately that's not always 100% the case, and the kernel HID
> >> driver maintains a quirk table for non conformant hardware.
> >>
> >> The ultimate fix is thus to declare this model's quirks kernel-side,
> >> by posting the usb id and needed changes on
> >> http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-input
> >>
> > How to check if it's the evdev map or lack of conformance?
> 
> Ask on the list. People will tell you to check keypresses result in
> standard codes kernel-side with the console equivalent of xev (I don't
> remember the command name).

evtest

There's a copy on http://people.freedesktop.org/~whot/evtest.c

Cheers,
  Peter


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