[kbd] NR_KEYS value

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Tue Jan 5 00:28:36 UTC 2010

On Saturday 02 January 2010 18:55:53 Alexey Gladkov wrote:
> Greetings!
> I think that the value of the macro NR_KEYS in kernel much behind the
> times. Now there are many keyboards with a lot of keys (notebooks,
> media keyboard, etc).
> include/linux/keyboard.h:#define NR_KEYS 256
> First way is simple: increase NR_KEYS.
> Second way is much more harder: create a sysctl value to define NR_KEYS.
> I don't really understand how best to fix it.

since it's a kernel issue, perhaps it'd be better to e-mail lkml about it ?
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