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Re: PR for sparc64; regarding keyboard toggle light illumination issue on type5 keyboard

Filed, thank you.  The tracker is 90328.


On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 03:34:50PM -0800, mdh lists wrote:
> >Submitter-Id:  current-users
> >Originator:    mdh
> >Organization:  none
> >Confidential:  no
> >Synopsis:      Keyboard "lock" key lights not working
> properly
> >Severity:      non-critical
> >Priority:      medium
> >Category:      sparc64
> >Class:         sw-bug
> >Release:       FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE sparc64
> >Environment:
> >System: FreeBSD dolor 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE
> #1: Sun Dec 11 15:16:22 EST 2005
> root@dolor:/usr/src/sys/sparc64/compile/DOLOR sparc64
> System is UltraSPARC1E-170; keyboard/mouse are type5. 
> Any other information available on request.
> >Description:
> Keyboard driver info from dmesg...
> puc1: <Zilog Z8530 dual channel SCC> mem
> 0x1000000-0x1000003 irq 2024 on sbus0
> uart2: <z8530, channel A> on puc1
> uart2: keyboard (1200,n,8,1)
> kbd0 at sunkbd0
> uart3: <z8530, channel B> on puc1
> This is a standard Sun type5 keyboard and mouse
> combination.  
> The situation is that the Cap lock, Compose, and
> Scroll lock lights are always illuminated while
> FreeBSD is running.  The Num lock
> light never becomes illuminated.  Though the toggles
> for each of these works appropriately, that is, I can
> actually *use*
> the num/caps/scroll lock features normally via the
> keyboard toggle keys, the light illumination is never
> changed.  Compose, caps,
> and scroll lock lights are always on, and num lock
> light is always off, regardless of those toggles.  
> The problem is purely aesthetic in nature, but it'd be
> nice to have a fix.  
> >How-To-Repeat:
> This is always the case on this system.  Other
> mentions of this exact same behavior have appeared
> on the sparc64 mailing list, but no resolution was
> ever reached, and it doesn't look like anyone
> has sent a pr about it either.  
> >Fix:
> Sorry, I'm willing to help any way that I can with
> testing code and such, but I lack the expertise to
> work on this code myself.  
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