[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Keymap loading support for budget-ci

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Mon Dec 19 02:22:49 CET 2005

On Sun, Dec 18, 2005, Darren Salt wrote:
> I demand that Oliver Endriss may or may not have written...
> > Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> >> It would be better to use Gerd Knorr's ir-common (for av7110, too), so
> >> keymaps could be manipulated using the standard EVIOCSKEYCODE ioctl, e.g.
> >> by using input-kbd from Gerd Knorr's input-utils package.
> > Agreed.
> > How should we handle control data
> > - RC5/RCMM selection
> > - inversion setting
> > if we drop /proc/av7110_ir?

As an afterthought, in case ir-common and/or EVIOCSKEYCODE doesn't
fly, we still shouldn't copy av7110_ir stuff for budget, but create
some common code which would work for all similar cards.

> > Should we add module parameters or keep /proc/av7110_ir just for that?
> Wouldn't this really need to be per-device? If so, these should be extra
> parameters in the relevant input device directory in sysfs. (If the driver is
> still meant to be 2.4-compatible, the existing method should be retained for
> that at least.)

Good point.


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