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Date:	Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:16:43 +0200
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:	Michael Schmitz <schmitzmic@...il.com>
Cc:	linux-m68k <linux-m68k@...ts.linux-m68k.org>,
	"linux-input@...r.kernel.org" <linux-input@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] m68k/atari: Remove obsolete keyboard_tasklet scheduling

Hi Michael,

On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Michael Schmitz <schmitzmic@...il.com> wrote:
>> If CONFIG_VT=n:
>>
>> arch/m68k/atari/built-in.o: In function `atari_keyboard_interrupt':
>> atakeyb.c:(.text+0x1846): undefined reference to `keyboard_tasklet'
>> atakeyb.c:(.text+0x1852): undefined reference to `keyboard_tasklet'
>
> Has keyboard_tasklet gone for good, or just been conditionalized on
> CONFIG_VT?

Conditionalized. It's in drivers/tty/vt/keyboard.c.
Note that this was from a randconfig build.

>> I think the keyboard_tasklet scheduling is no longer needed, as I
>> believe it's handled by drivers/tty/vt/keyboard.c based on events
>> received from the input subsystem. So just remove it.
>
> I'd like to test this on real hardware (though ARAnyM does emulate the
> keyboard ACIA IIRC - if you had a working keyboard there I should find no
> different),

Keyboard was still working on ARAnyM.
But AFAICU, the keyboard_tasklet is used for the LED state only.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

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