[PATCH] Route kbd LEDs through the generic LEDs layer
samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Sat Jul 13 05:35:52 EDT 2013
Pavel Machek, le Sat 13 Jul 2013 01:33:01 +0200, a écrit :
> > > > This permits to reassign keyboard LEDs to something else than keyboard "leds"
> > > > state, by adding keyboard led and modifier triggers connected to a series
> > > > of VT input LEDs, themselves connected to VT input triggers, which
> > > > per-input device LEDs use by default. Userland can thus easily change the LED
> > > > behavior of (a priori) all input devices, or of particular input devices.
> > >
> > > Nice! Leds now have proper /sys interface.
> > >
> > > But... I boot up, switch from X to console, press capslock, and no
> > > reaction anywhere.
> > Is it working without the patch? Console-setup for instance is known to
> > have broken the capslock LED, which is precisely one of the reasons for
> > this patch, which will provide console-setup with a way to bring back
> > caps lock working properly.
> You are right, it was broken before.
Ok. You then may want fix your setup by configuring your caps lock led
the way console-setup will be supposed to do in the future:
echo ctrlllock > /sys/class/leds/vt::capsl/trigger
Or some other of the locks that console-setup might be using to
implement caps lock.
> > Things work fine with my USB keyboard too, is this perhaps using an odd
> > driver which would not expose LEDs in a standard way?
> No, everything works as well as it did. Feel free to add:
> Tested-by: Pavel Machek <pavel at ucw.cz>
Thanks for testing,
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