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Re: questions about keyboard

Subject: Re: questions about keyboard
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 22:25:34 +0200
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On Wed, 2004-04-14 14:18:18 -0600, Xu, Jiang <>
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> However, what I don't get is how can I get the key event from the kernel?  I
> tried to listen to all the ttyN, but none of them connect to the keyboard.  
> I wonder how I can write a user space application that can get the key
> event?  Could somebody help me out?  Because it is an embedded device, there
> is no X.

Well, one of /dev/tty, /dev/tty0 or /dev/console should work. If you'd
likt to use the new'n'fancy style, use /dev/input/eventX .


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