Comment 11 for bug 659793

Richard Hansen (rhansen) wrote :

Are the --enable-kdrive-mouse and --enable-kdrive-kbd arguments necessary? They seem unrelated to the specific symptomps originally reported, and according to <https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=646686#12> they may have issues. From that bug comment:

On Wed 2013-03-27T14:20:34+0100 Geert Uytterhoeven <email address hidden> wrote:
> - I did not enable kdrive-kbd, as it's completely broken.
> Since it no longer fills in KdKeyboardInfo.minScanCode and
> KdKeyboardInfo.maxScanCode, any keypress causes messages like:
>
> driver Linux console keyboard wanted to post scancode x outside of [0, 0]!
>
> - kdrive-mouse still works (e.g. "-mouse ps2", or "-mouse mouse" for
> protocol probing, which takes some time), but the recommended way
> these days is kbd-evdev, using the following (ugly) command line
> parameters:
>
> -keybd evdev,,device=/dev/input/event0
> -mouse evdev,,device=/dev/input/event1

It seems like just adding --enable-kdrive-evdev would be sufficient and safer, no?