[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 0/1] add multiple usb-hid support

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Fri Dec 22 17:05:06 CET 2017

On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 11:47:40AM +0100, Stef van Os wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
> The use case is that on many boards there is a BMC emulating a
> keyboard/mouse device (the Aspeed AST2500 in our case). This device is
> always on, and enumerated first.
> This meant that in our case we were never able to use both a "real" keyboard
> to select the boot mode in SeaBIOS, and the network KVM via the Aspeed at
> the same time.
> With this patch (and multiple keyboards configured in Kconfig) we do not
> have this limitation anymore, and can use both the network KVM remote, as
> well as a "real" keyboard on the device to select e.g. network boot or USB
> install medium.

Okay, thanks.  That makes sense.

I agree with Daniel that it would be preferable to do this without a
kconfig option.  Perhaps put all of the keyboards in a linked list?
(FYI, I don't see any reason to support multiple mice, as no one uses
the old dos mouse interface anyway.)


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