Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

#1231 closed enhancement (fixed)

evdev scancode support for VBoxSDL (USB keyboards) (patch supplied)

Reported by: Josh Wright Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 1.5.6
Keywords: VBoxSDL patch usb keyboard evdev Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other


evdev is a common Xorg input driver for USB devices (in this case, keyboards). VBoxSDL is hard-coded for X11 scancodes. This patch provides support for evdev scancodes via a command line switch (-evdevkeymap)

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evdev_patch (5.1 KB ) - added by Josh Wright 16 years ago.

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Change History (3)

by Josh Wright, 16 years ago

Attachment: evdev_patch added

comment:1 by Josh Wright, 16 years ago

And for the record, the above patch is released under the MIT License. Do with it what you will.


comment:2 by Frank Mehnert, 16 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

This patch was applied weeks ago and will be contained in VirtualBox 1.6.

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