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Description: Bootkeyboard driver for OS4's USB stack w/source
Download: rkeyboard.lzx       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 18kb
Version: 1.5
Date: 11 Mar 06
Author: Rene W. Olsen
Submitter: Rene W. Olsen
Email: ac/rebels com
Requirements: AmigaOS4
Category: driver/input
Replaces: driver/input/rkeyboard.lzx
License: BSD
Distribute: no
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 1705
Comments: 4
Snapshots: 0
Downloads: 889  (Current version)
972  (Accumulated)
Votes: 0 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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Whats this

Well its my atempt to make a (boot)keyboard driver for OS4's usb stack.

This driver is based on the offcial driver from Thomas Graff. So many thanks
to him for the source code.

At this time of the release of v1.5 and Update #4, this driver has the advantice
of Querying the system for Repeat and Delay times for the keys, the officiel
dont seam to do that.

My hope is that some one can use this source for further driver development for

Any bug report is gladley recived on ac()rebels.com

Signing off
Rene W. Olsen


copy rKeyboard.usbfd to devs:usb/fd/

copy rKeyboard.fdclass to devs:usb/fdclasses/

Now you'll think thats its all done, but think again.

First OS4's usb stack comes with a bootkeyboard already so you have to remove
the bootkeyboard (bootkeyboard.fdclass) from the dir (devs:USB/fdclasses/)

Second there is a HID class (Human Interface Device) meaning a mouse and
keyboard class, that also have to go.

Now you can start the usb stack and run USBInspector to check that the driver
got loaded.


 v1.5 - 11.Mar.2006 - Added IceColdReboot with CTRL+ALT+ALT
                      New it also querys Intuition for Key dealys and repeat
                      Recompiled with gcc v4.0.2
                      [Thanks to Detlef Wurkner, for sharing his wisdom about
 v1.4 - 09.Jul.2005 - Seglist wasent returned to the system, so memory werent
                      at library flush.
 v1.3 - 01.May.2005 - Cleaned the source and added debug info
                      and aligned the internal structs
 v1.2 - 30.Apr.2005 - If the keyboard send a keycode over 0x7F the driver would
 v1.1 - 15.Feb.2005 - I forgot to include the rKeyboard.fdclass file :(

   > 13.Feb.2005 <  - Official release --

 v1.0 - 13.Feb.2005 - First version

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