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KBDESection: KBDE Programmer's manual (4)
Updated: January 4, 2004
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NAMEkbde - keyboard emulator
DESCRIPTIONThe file /dev/kbde is a character write-only device with major number 11 and minor number 0. (It was modeled after Sparc-Linux which has device kbd with these number).
Purpose of this driver - emulate keyboard for keyboard-less (x86) computers.
For example, we have keyboard-like device connected to the serial port 1. Following, will do a work:
user_process < /dev/ttyS0 > /dev/kbde
user_process is user process, which undestand device protocol and translate device output into keyboard emulator input.
SEE ALSOmknod(1), chown(1), kbde(3), xt_kbde_scancode(7)
Valery Reznic <email@example.com>.
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