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Old 05-09-2007, 06:20 PM   #1
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Does anyone know howto disable a keyboard?


I have just bought a remote control on which get interpreted by the kernel as a keyboard. Basically what i want to do is to keep the /dev/input/event* so i can use the remote with lirc. But i don't want the remote to act as a keyboard.

Does anyone know how to achieve this? Please let me know.

Thanks!

/Peter
 
Old 05-11-2007, 02:31 AM   #2
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It might be handled by udev, depending on the type of keyboard. Have a look at

http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/util...tplug/udev-FAQ
http://www.reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...er07/udev.html

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