Aaron Zang wrote:
> Alan,
> Thanks for the info.
> Please see below.
> On 11/11/08 01:27, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> Aaron Zang wrote:
>>> By default Xorg on Solaris opens the virtual keyboard device
>>> (/dev/kbd). 
>> ...in Xorg 1.3 and earlier.   In the Xorg 1.5.x release we're working
>> to integrate now, Xorg uses HAL to discover input devices and gets
>> back the individual HID devices from under /dev/usb, so that device
>> events can be handled separately by applications, and device
>> configurations
>> such as 3rd-button-emulation or keyboard layout can be set
>> per-physical device.
> What does Xorg 1.5.x do when there is no USB keyboard on the system?
> Would it still use /dev/kbd to access say a PS/2 keyboard?

That's a good question - the USB team in Beijing will have to tell us
what device HAL passes up in that case.

        -Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
         Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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