[PATCH] Input: serio: make HYPERV_KEYBOARD depend on SERIO_I8042=y

Dexuan Cui decui at microsoft.com
Wed Aug 13 05:27:36 UTC 2014

> -----Original Message-----
> From: KY Srinivasan
> > The Arch users can simply select to build i8042 into the kernel as a
> > workaround.
> >
> > The proper solution is to allow loading libps2 module even if i8042 did not
> find
> > its device. I wish I could simply drop this i8042_lock_chip and stuff, but
> > unfortunately i8042 ports are not truly independent. We need to figure a
> > way for libps2 to engage locking in i8042 if the driver is loaded, otherwise
> just
> > ignore it.
> When I first wrote this driver, we took the decision not to replicate all the
> code in the at keyboard driver and to
> make this  a serio based driver. I like the proposal made by Dmitry here.
> K. Y

Thanks for explaining the background, KY!
I like Dmitry's proposal too.

-- Dexuan

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