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Re: DECstation keyboard mappings and XFree

To: Michael Engel <>
Subject: Re: DECstation keyboard mappings and XFree
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 16:39:27 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Karsten Merker <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Michael Engel wrote:

> >  Then the kernel needs to be fixed -- raw scancodes should be passed as is
> > and the translation should be done in kbd_translate().  I'm adding it to
> > my to-do list (to be resolved soon, hopefully, together with the annoying
> > indefinite timeout when no keyboard is attached). 
> Hmmm, this change would probably affect a lot of the console
> infrastructure. I'm still waiting for the promised rewritten console
> code in 2.5 ;-).

 Not at all.  There is only a small bug that needs to be fixed in

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