SRU request for LP#201887

Tim Gardner tcanonical at tpi.com
Wed Jun 25 14:21:13 UTC 2008


Colin Ian King wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/201887
> 
> SRU justification:
> 
> Impact: Slim USB Apple Keyboard stops working if a numpad or number key
> is pressed.
> 
> Testcase: A clean boot, keys work. Press numpad or number key and the
> keyboard stops working.
> 
> Patch in my PPA tested and verified
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/201887/comments/72
> 
> This patch splits the Numlock emulation for Apple keyboards in a
> different quirk flag, so that it can be enabled for all the keyboards
> but the Aluminium USB ones.
> 
> If the Numlock emulation is enabled for Aluminium USB keyboards, the
> JKL and UIO keys become the numeric pad, and the rest of the keyboard
> is disabled, included the key used to disable Numlock.
> 
> Additionally, these keyboard should not have a Numlock at all, as the
> Numlock key is instead replaced by the 'Clear' key as usual for Apple
> USB keyboards.
> 
> Patch from upstream cherry pick 6e7045990f35ef9250804b3fd85e855b8c2aaeb6
> backported for Hardy, as attached below:
> 
> 
> 

Yeah - this looks good. ACK from me.

-- 
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com




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