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SubjectRe: SERIO_USERDEV patch for 2.6
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On Sunday 30 May 2004 03:51 pm, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 11:16:31AM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>
> > But in the meantime marking several ports raw will allow most of the users
> > use old means of communicating with their pointing devices without too
> > much effort.
>
> It'd be good to find out what devices we don't support yet (I know of
> ALPS, which we have a patch pending for and IBM TouchPoints), too.
>

Sau Dan Lee's Lifebook touchscreen ;) The data processing seems to be
trivial, but I don't have any idea how to detect it. And without being
able to explicitly control binding for a specific serio port its hard
to do drivers for hardware that we can't autodetect. We just have to
assume that device behind a port is of specific type and when there
are many ports its usually wrong.

> As an interim solution, your patch plus a simple serio->userspace driver
> would work, too.
>

--
Dmitry
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