Re: SPARC64: Configuration offers keyboards that don't make sense
From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Sat Oct 29 2005 - 01:07:58 EST
On Friday 28 October 2005 19:06, Horst von Brand wrote:
> Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-10-28 17:09:31 -0300, Horst von Brand <vonbrand@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On my Sun I get the following offers:
> > >
> > > AT Keyboard
> > > Sun types 4 and 5
> > > DECstation LK201/LK401
> > > XT keyboard
> > > Newton keyboard
> > >
> > > Unless I am very mistaken, only the second one applies?
> > Well, the LK01 was used by DECstations and VAXstations (as well as
> > some VT terminals), you can use it with a simple adaptor on any
> > machine that has a RS232 serial port. For example, I'm using such a
> > keyboard on my Athlon-based PeeCee.
> Does it need some kind of "serial keyboard configuration"? Wouldn't that
> make more sense?
> > > Also, configuring this one gives a non-functional keyboard (the machine is
> > > running, I can log in over SSH, but keypresses have no effect at all).
> > Did the serial port register serio ports?
> How can I find this out?
Just post your dmesg.. Or ssh into it and poke around /sys/bus/serio...
Sun keyboard can be autodetected AFAIK so you don't need to fiddle with
inputattach. Do you have sunsu or sunzilog drivers selected?
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