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From: Charlie Gehlin <charlie@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] USB keyboard and mouse doesn't work?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 07:05:27
Message-Id: 26001.57.79.167.12.1166079891.squirrel@webmail.gehlin.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] USB keyboard and mouse doesn't work? by "张韡武"
On Thu, December 14, 2006 02:20, å¼ éŸ¡æ­¦ wrote:
> 在 2006-12-12二的 08:43 -0700,Jason Wever写道: >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- >> Hash: SHA1 >> >> On Tue, 12 Dec 2006, Zhang Weiwu wrote: >> >> > Then, again it seems all 2.6 serial kernel are marked by package.mask >> > >> > - sys-kernel/vanilla-sources-2.6.19 (masked by: package.mask) >> > # Gustavo Zacarias <gustavoz@g.o> >> > # We mask core 2.6 stuff to avoid bootstrap issues >> > >> > Do people on this list use 2.6 kernel? >> >> Yes. My first guess is that /etc/make.profile on your system is >> pointing >> to a kernel 2.4 profile (i.e. >> /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/sparc/sparc64/2006.0/2.4) If this >> is >> the case, change it to point to something like >> /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/sparc/sparc64/2006.0 or >> /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/sparc/sparc64/2006.1 >> >> For 2.6 kernels, gentoo-sources is the suggested package as it will >> contain fixes that vanilla-sources won't. >> >> > I currently have two problems related to kernel that made me wish to >> try >> > 2.6 >> > >> > I. the RAID bus controller "VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6421 IDE RAID >> > Controller" do not work even if all IDE controller drivers are >> > compiled as module on 2.4.32-sparc-r2 sparc-sources kernel. I >> > hope by installing new kernel there will be better driver >> > support and thus is looking forward to install new kernel >> >> 2.6 has been better at handling non-Sun PCI devices than 2.4 was. I'd >> suggest trying 2.6 to see if this resolves the issue. > > You are 100% correct. The 2.6 kernel do have a driver for my case. > >> >> > II. the keyboard sucks >> >> What type of system are you using here? Blade 100, 150, 1000 or 2000 >> should work fine with USB input (since its the only input system on >> those >> models). Make sure you have USB HID support enabled in the USB driver >> section. Also, if you are using a USB keyboard in either 2.4 or 2.6, >> make >> sure /etc/conf.d/keymaps uses an x86 style keymap (i.e. us) rather than >> the default sunkeymap or another Sun keyboard specific keymap. >> >> Cheers, > > yes I do have set up 2.6 system running (so far, most things works, only > small features failed and I am still fixing them, not have to because of > 2.6 kernel but probably my misconfiguration of 2.6 kernel) > > When keys gets messed up, I removed keymap from boot run-level, and both > keyboards begin to work fine. I don't know if this has a lot of > difference then re-configuring keymap in /etc/conf.d/keymap >
Hi, I believe that in 2.6-kernels, on SPARC, you could/should use the keymaps found in /usr/share/keymaps/i386 prior to using those in /usr/share/keymaps/sun, but please correct me if I'm wrong :) /Charlie
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Re: [gentoo-sparc] USB keyboard and mouse doesn't work? Jason Wever <weeve@g.o>