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Re: [PATCH] Migration to input api for keyboards

To: Russell King <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Migration to input api for keyboards
From: James Simmons <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 12:06:36 -0800 (PST)
Cc: Vojtech Pavlik <>, Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,, Linux ARM mailing list <>
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> >    As some on you know the input api drivers for the PS/2 keyboard/mice
> > have gone into the dj tree for 2.5.X. I need people on other platforms
> > besides ix86 to test it out. I made the following patch that forces the
> > use of the new input drivers so people can test it. Shortly this patch
> > will be placed into the DJ tree but before I do this I want to make sure
> > it works for all platforms. Here is the patch to do this. Thank you.  
> Oops.


> Out of those 3 ARM machines, only 1 or maybe 2 has an 8042-compatible
> port.
> CONFIG_PC_KEYB != i8042 controller present.  Please look more closely
> at stuff in include/asm-arm/arch-*/keyboard.h

I posted to find out which ones. BTW we have a driver for the acorn
keyboard controller. No acorn keyboard but we do have support the acorn
mouse. I can create a patch so you can give the mouse driver a try. Also
help on porting the acorn keyboard driver would be helpful, any docs on

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