[U-Boot] [PATCH] i.MX6: mx6qsabrelite: Add keypress support

Eric Nelson eric.nelson at boundarydevices.com
Sat Mar 24 23:39:56 CET 2012

On 03/24/2012 12:13 AM, Dirk Behme wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> On 03.03.2012 16:51, Eric Nelson wrote:
>> On 03/03/2012 08:48 AM, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
>>> Dear Eric Nelson,
>>> In message<4F52390C.4080108 at boundarydevices.com> you wrote:
>>>>> Why not make it an STDIN device as any other keyboard?
>>>> Is there a non-blocking read from stdin available to boot script?
>>>> How would we represent keys like "Menu", "Home", "Volume up" and
>>>> "Volume down"?
>>>> Through ANSI escape sequences?
>>> No. You don't have to. Mapping key presses to functions (bind them to
>>> commands) is a different thing. Keys could be "1", "2", "3" and "4",
>>> and could be mapped to "run cmd_1", ... "run cmd_4" respectively.
>>> Then the user can define what "cmd_1" etc. does.
>> That's perfect. All that's left is the details...
> Do you plan an update of this patch?

Yes I do. I'm just having trouble finding time these days.

And I seem to be buttonless (without a button board) at the moment.

I even have a fledgling README for keyboard support so the next person
can find out what to do with grep!



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