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From: Greg KH <>
To: lianzhi chang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v16] tty: Fix the keyboard led light display problem
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:57:54 +0100	[thread overview]
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On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 06:48:32PM +0800, lianzhi chang wrote:
> When the desktop and tty switch mutually, the led state of the
> keyboard may be inconsistent with the state of the keyboard lock.
> This is because the desktop environment (Xorg, etc.) is bound to
> a tty, and the kb->kbdmode attribute of this tty is set to VC_OFF.
> This leads to the fact that in the desktop environment, the bound
> tty will not set the keyboard light state, so in the current tty
> scene, the values of ledstate and kb->ledflagstate are always 0.
> This leads to two situations: (1) When switching from the desktop
> to another tty, the code inside VT still compares ledstate with
> the kb->ledflagstate of the next tty. If they are equal, then
> after the switch is completed, The keyboard light will maintain
> the state of the previous desktop settings, and the state of the
> keyboard lock may be inconsistent; (2) When switching from another
> tty to the desktop, according to the code logic, it may still
> trigger the desktop bound tty to set the keyboard light state.
> After the switch is completed, the keyboard light is forcibly
> turned off. I think in this case, the tty should not set the
> keyboard light, and give control to Xorg etc. to handle it.
> The current modification judges the value of kb->kbdmode.
> In some modes, when switching VT, the current tty keyboard
> light status is forcibly issued. And when switching to the
> desktop, the tty no longer sets the keyboard light.

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greg k-h

      reply	other threads:[~2021-11-26 11:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-26 10:48 lianzhi chang
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