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Re: Sugguestion: separate input and output driver

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: Sugguestion: separate input and output driver
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 13:45:17 +0200
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Bean <address@hidden> writes:

> Currently, input and output are bundled together, this make it quite
> difficult to extend.
> Input:
> Keyboard, Serial
> Output:
> Text mode, Video mode
> Now, the binding is fixed using individual module:
> Keyboard + Text = console
> Keyboard + Video = gfxterm
> Serial + Text = serial
> Serial + Video = ?

What do you mean by text?  For the PC console, output is different
than that of the serial console.

Besides that, this seams like a good plan.  This is something we need,
but no one took the time to implement this.


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