Re: Linus' laptop and Num lock status
From: Helge Hafting
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 09:00:36 EST
Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:I have used multiple keyboards, for a 2-user machine.
I checked, and looking at offset 0x497 seems to work fine on a couple ofProbably just because legacy mode was enabled. Plus I wonder what 0x497 will
systems with USB keyboards.
return when there is actually more than one USB keyboard connected at boot.
I bet all would share LED states. If you can use multiple keyboards
in legacy mode at all, of course.
The bios interact with only one of the keyboards, and track LED state on
Other keyboard(s) become useful once the linux comes up with
its event interface. You then have one set of LEDS per keyboard.
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