Ticket #1231 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

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

Reported by: JshWright 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)


evdev_patch Download (5.1 KB) - added by JshWright 12 years ago.

Change History

Changed 12 years ago by JshWright

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by JshWright

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


comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

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

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