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SubjectRe: Touchscreen hardware hacking/driver hacking.
On 10/26/06, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 04:55:13PM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>
> > It was considered but we decided that if we need to rely on solely DMI
> > data when activating some features we need to add models one by one
> > and do not use "blanket" options. There are lifebooks out there that
> > do not have that kind of outscreen so if we tried to match just on
> > "LIFEBOOK" present in the product name we might hit such models and
> > then their PS/2 mice would not work.
>
> Do the Lifebooks with these touchscreens not have a PnPBIOS or ACPI
> entry that describes the type?
>

I don't recall anything in ACPI spec that would help determining type
of PS/2 device connected, but then I did not read the latest version.
Anyway, I would not hold my breath...

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Dmitry
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