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Re: [Xen-devel] Access to raw keycodes in xen domU

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  • From: "Maxim Gorbachyov" <maxim.gorbachyov@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 13:26:41 +0400
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On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 7:21 PM, Samuel Thibault
<samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, the problem is that since the xen console can be accessed e.g.
> through ssh, there is really no way to properly return keycodes. If you
> can not use pvfb, The only half-sane way I see is that you hardcode the
> translation that your dinosaur binary expects according to the keyboard
> layout you are using and use that patched version.  I really don't see
> how that could ever fit generically in xen console.

There were doubts if anyone beside me needs it. Well, just
informational, this is the way I did it (see diff attached). Note,
some used esc-sequences are not in the default keymap.

Attachment: domU-raw-keycodes.patch
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