[PATCH/RFC?] usb/input: Add support for fn key on Apple PowerBooks

Dmitry Torokhov dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 08:07:37 EST 2006

On 12/26/05, Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-12-25 at 23:04 -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > As far as the hook itself - i have that feeling that it should not be
> > done in kernel but via a keymap.
> While I understand your feeling, it's a bit annoying in this specific
> case because previous models did this in hardware and all mac keymaps
> already account for that. Knowing how nasty it has been to get mac
> keymaps updated and in a good shape, and to get distros to properly get
> them, it makes a lot of sense to have this small hook in the kernel that
> makes the USB keyboard behave exactly like the older ADB couterparts.

Ok, I am looking at the patch again, and I have a question - do we
really need these 3 module parameters? If the goal is to be compatible
with older keyboards then shouldn't we stick to one behavior?


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