Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2011
kbdinfo - obtain information about the status of a console
] getmode [text|graphics]
kbdinfo [-C DEVICE] gkbmode [raw|xlate|mediumraw|unicode]
kbdinfo [-C DEVICE] gkbmeta [metabit|escprefix]
kbdinfo [-C DEVICE] gkbled [scrolllock|numlock|capslock]
is an interface to KDGETMODE, GKBMODE, GKBMETA and GKBLED ioctls. Its
primary use case is to query the status of the given
(or the currently active one, if no -C option is present) from a shell
If the final value argument is not specified,
will print the result of the desired ioctl to the standard output.
Otherwise, the given value is compared to the actual result, and the
utility will exit with a status code of 0 for a match, 1 otherwise. No
text is printed for this style of invocation.
kbdinfo is Copyright © 2011 Alexey Gladkov
This manual page was written by Michael Schutte <firstname.lastname@example.org> for
the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).