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authorSamuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>2008-04-30 00:54:51 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-04-30 08:29:52 -0700
commitf7511d5f66f01fc451747b24e79f3ada7a3af9af (patch)
tree934196c15e43077641e35286078a6753700a3e3d /kernel/printk.c
parent730f412c08c13858f7681bac0a2770fbc9159fed (diff)
downloadlinux-f7511d5f66f01fc451747b24e79f3ada7a3af9af.tar.gz
Basic braille screen reader support
This adds a minimalistic braille screen reader support. This is meant to be used by blind people e.g. on boot failures or when / cannot be mounted etc and thus the userland screen readers can not work. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix exports] Signed-off-by: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> Cc: Jiri Kosina <jikos@jikos.cz> Cc: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru> Acked-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Cc: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/printk.c')
-rw-r--r--kernel/printk.c90
1 files changed, 66 insertions, 24 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/printk.c b/kernel/printk.c
index 0d232589a92..e61346faf6a 100644
--- a/kernel/printk.c
+++ b/kernel/printk.c
@@ -111,6 +111,9 @@ struct console_cmdline
char name[8]; /* Name of the driver */
int index; /* Minor dev. to use */
char *options; /* Options for the driver */
+#ifdef CONFIG_A11Y_BRAILLE_CONSOLE
+ char *brl_options; /* Options for braille driver */
+#endif
};
#define MAX_CMDLINECONSOLES 8
@@ -808,15 +811,60 @@ static void call_console_drivers(unsigned start, unsigned end)
#endif
+static int __add_preferred_console(char *name, int idx, char *options,
+ char *brl_options)
+{
+ struct console_cmdline *c;
+ int i;
+
+ /*
+ * See if this tty is not yet registered, and
+ * if we have a slot free.
+ */
+ for (i = 0; i < MAX_CMDLINECONSOLES && console_cmdline[i].name[0]; i++)
+ if (strcmp(console_cmdline[i].name, name) == 0 &&
+ console_cmdline[i].index == idx) {
+ if (!brl_options)
+ selected_console = i;
+ return 0;
+ }
+ if (i == MAX_CMDLINECONSOLES)
+ return -E2BIG;
+ if (!brl_options)
+ selected_console = i;
+ c = &console_cmdline[i];
+ strlcpy(c->name, name, sizeof(c->name));
+ c->options = options;
+#ifdef CONFIG_A11Y_BRAILLE_CONSOLE
+ c->brl_options = brl_options;
+#endif
+ c->index = idx;
+ return 0;
+}
/*
* Set up a list of consoles. Called from init/main.c
*/
static int __init console_setup(char *str)
{
char buf[sizeof(console_cmdline[0].name) + 4]; /* 4 for index */
- char *s, *options;
+ char *s, *options, *brl_options = NULL;
int idx;
+#ifdef CONFIG_A11Y_BRAILLE_CONSOLE
+ if (!memcmp(str, "brl,", 4)) {
+ brl_options = "";
+ str += 4;
+ } else if (!memcmp(str, "brl=", 4)) {
+ brl_options = str + 4;
+ str = strchr(brl_options, ',');
+ if (!str) {
+ printk(KERN_ERR "need port name after brl=\n");
+ return 1;
+ }
+ *(str++) = 0;
+ }
+#endif
+
/*
* Decode str into name, index, options.
*/
@@ -841,7 +889,7 @@ static int __init console_setup(char *str)
idx = simple_strtoul(s, NULL, 10);
*s = 0;
- add_preferred_console(buf, idx, options);
+ __add_preferred_console(buf, idx, options, brl_options);
return 1;
}
__setup("console=", console_setup);
@@ -861,28 +909,7 @@ __setup("console=", console_setup);
*/
int add_preferred_console(char *name, int idx, char *options)
{
- struct console_cmdline *c;
- int i;
-
- /*
- * See if this tty is not yet registered, and
- * if we have a slot free.
- */
- for (i = 0; i < MAX_CMDLINECONSOLES && console_cmdline[i].name[0]; i++)
- if (strcmp(console_cmdline[i].name, name) == 0 &&
- console_cmdline[i].index == idx) {
- selected_console = i;
- return 0;
- }
- if (i == MAX_CMDLINECONSOLES)
- return -E2BIG;
- selected_console = i;
- c = &console_cmdline[i];
- memcpy(c->name, name, sizeof(c->name));
- c->name[sizeof(c->name) - 1] = 0;
- c->options = options;
- c->index = idx;
- return 0;
+ return __add_preferred_console(name, idx, options, NULL);
}
int update_console_cmdline(char *name, int idx, char *name_new, int idx_new, char *options)
@@ -1163,6 +1190,16 @@ void register_console(struct console *console)
continue;
if (console->index < 0)
console->index = console_cmdline[i].index;
+#ifdef CONFIG_A11Y_BRAILLE_CONSOLE
+ if (console_cmdline[i].brl_options) {
+ console->flags |= CON_BRL;
+ braille_register_console(console,
+ console_cmdline[i].index,
+ console_cmdline[i].options,
+ console_cmdline[i].brl_options);
+ return;
+ }
+#endif
if (console->setup &&
console->setup(console, console_cmdline[i].options) != 0)
break;
@@ -1221,6 +1258,11 @@ int unregister_console(struct console *console)
struct console *a, *b;
int res = 1;
+#ifdef CONFIG_A11Y_BRAILLE_CONSOLE
+ if (console->flags & CON_BRL)
+ return braille_unregister_console(console);
+#endif
+
acquire_console_sem();
if (console_drivers == console) {
console_drivers=console->next;