Re: Keyboard cleanup (alpha/i386/m68k/mips/ppc)

Martin Mares (
Wed, 21 May 1997 13:33:21 +0200


> I cleant up the keyboard code by moving the PC low-level hardware driver to a
> separate file (drivers/char/pc_keyb.c) so drivers/char/keyboard.c now contains
> the high-level stuff only (shared by most architectures).
> The patch (relative to 2.1.39) can be found at
> (Users of Linux/m68k may want to try keyboard-m68k-2.1.39.diff.gz instead).
> The patch was tested on Linux/m68k and Linux/ix86.
> I haven't looked at the SPARC keyboard driver yet, but I assume it can be
> integrated rather simply.

I was working on the same thing and also hacked on the PCkbd support a bit.
I'll try to merge my patches with yours during the weekend and send the result
to Dave's CVS tree. OK?
Have a nice fortnight