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 * Set the console mode.
 * Adapted from the console-tools.
 * Copyright (C) 2004  Recai Oktas <roktas@omu.edu.tr>
 * This file is part of the Debian-installer (kbd-chooser module).
 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
 * any later version.
 * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 * GNU General Public License for more details.
 * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
 * Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.  

#include <stdio.h>
#include <getopt.h>
#include <linux/kd.h>
#include <sys/ioctl.h>
#include <debian-installer.h>
#include "getfd.h"

#ifndef di_info
#define di_info(format...) di_log(DI_LOG_LEVEL_INFO, format)

extern int getfd (void);

static char *progname = "kbd-mode";

static void usage (void)
      printf ("Usage: %s [OPTION]...\n", progname);
      puts   ("Report and set keyboard mode");
      puts   ("");
      puts   ("Options are:");
      puts   ("-h --help       print this help information and exit");
      puts   ("-a --8bit       ASCII or 8bit mode (XLATE)");
      puts   ("-k --keycode    keycode mode (MEDIUMRAW)");
      puts   ("-u --unicode    UTF-8 mode (UNICODE)");
      puts   ("-s --scancode   scancode mode (RAW)");

static int parse_cmdline (int argc, char *argv[])
      int mode;
      int c;
      const struct option long_opts[] = {
            { "help"     , no_argument, NULL, 'h' },
            { "8bit"     , no_argument, NULL, 'a' },
            { "ascii"    , no_argument, NULL, 'a' },
            { "keycode"  , no_argument, NULL, 'k' },
            { "scancode" , no_argument, NULL, 's' },
            { "unicode"  , no_argument, NULL, 'u' },
            { NULL, 0, NULL, 0 }
      mode = -1;
      while ( (c = getopt_long (argc, argv, "haksu", long_opts, NULL)) != EOF)
            switch (c) {
                  case 'h':
                        usage ();
                  case 'a':
                        mode = K_XLATE;
                  case 'u':
                        mode = K_UNICODE;
                  case 's':
                        mode = K_RAW;
                  case 'k':
                        mode = K_MEDIUMRAW;

      return mode;

static const char *desc (int mode)
      switch (mode) {
            case K_RAW:
                  return "raw (scancode)";
            case K_MEDIUMRAW:
                  return "mediumraw (keycode)";
            case K_XLATE:
                  return "ASCII (default)";
            case K_UNICODE:
                  return "Unicode (UTF-8)";
                  return "unknown";

int main (int argc, char *argv[])
      int fd;
      int mode;

      mode = parse_cmdline (argc, argv);

      fd = getfd ();
      /* Report console mode.  */
      if (mode == -1)   {
            if (ioctl (fd, KDGKBMODE, &mode)) {
                  di_error ("%s: error reading console mode\n", progname);
                  exit (1);

            printf ("Console mode: %s\n", desc (mode));

            exit (0);

      /* Set console mode.  */
      if (ioctl (fd, KDSKBMODE, mode)) {
            di_error ("%s: error setting console mode to %s\n", progname, desc (mode));
            exit (1);
      else {
            di_info ("%s: setting console mode to %s\n", progname, desc (mode));

      exit (0);

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