[syslinux] Completely disable local keyboard input in Syslinux / Extlinux?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jun 6 10:20:44 PDT 2011

On 06/04/2011 12:55 PM, Alexander Foken wrote:
> And I can't find a way to tell Syslinux / Extlinux to completely ignore 
> the local keyboard and use only the RS232 interface. "console 0" 
> suppresses only writing to the graphics card, but it does not disable 
> reading the local keyboard.
> Perhaps there is a way to (ab-)use the keymap feature, mapping all keys 
> to "no key pressed"?

If you give it an all-zero keymap (256 bytes of NULL) that is probably
the effect you will get, I'm not sure.

The other option is to edit the source and remove the calls to the
keyboard (INT 16h.)


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