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

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Jan 12 08:41:08 EST 2006

On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 22:38 +0100, Michael Hanselmann wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 08:34:17AM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > Yeah, but the question is why 3 ? I think one (on/off) is enough. Do you
> > have any case where people actually change the other ones ?
> Johannes Berg told me he wants to use the fn key alone to switch the
> keyboard layout or something. For such uses, the pb_enablefn is there.

What does it do ? Just send a keycode ? That should be unconditionnal.
The Fn key should change a keycode always. I don't see why you would
that to be off.

> pb_fkeyslast is to emulate the behaviour of KBDMode from pbbuttonsd.
> The last one, pb_disablekeypad could left out. It doesn't add much code
> and might be used by some people, too.

The ony one we need is the one enabling/disabing the old behaviour.


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