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cvs commit: src/sys/dev/kbd kbd.c



In message: <xzpd6958k3t_(_dot_)_fsf_(_at_)_dwp_(_dot_)_des_(_dot_)_no>
            des_(_at_)_des_(_dot_)_no (Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav) writes:
: Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_org> writes:
: > des         2004/01/27 07:40:30 PST
: >
: >   FreeBSD src repository
: >
: >   Modified files:
: >     sys/dev/kbd          kbd.c 
: >   Log:
: >   While USB keyboards attach as ukbd[0-9]+, the device node created by
: >   kbd_attach() is called kbd[0-9]+, with a different unit number.  This
: >   makes it impossible to write a devd rule which will automatically
: >   switch to a USB keyboard when one is attached, because there is no way
: >   to guess the correct device node to pass to kbdcontrol.
: >   
: >   Therefore, change kbd_attach() to create a device node using the
: >   keyboard device's real name (atkbd0, ukbd0...), and create the
: >   kbd[0-9]+ node as an alias for backward compatibility.
: >   
: >   Revision  Changes    Path
: >   1.37      +2 -1      src/sys/dev/kbd/kbd.c

Just so you know, devd deals with device_t's, not dev_t's.  This
merely makes the two create nodes in the same namespace.  That's
likely a good thing.

Warner

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