Re: [PATCH] Synaptics TouchPad driver for 2.5.70

From: Peter Osterlund (
Date: Thu Jun 12 2003 - 14:11:42 EST

"Joseph Fannin" <> writes:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 11:23:48PM +0200, Peter Osterlund wrote:
> > Here is a new patch that sends ABS_ events to user space. I haven't
> > modified the XFree86 driver to handle this format yet, but I used
> > /dev/input/event* to verify that the driver generates correct data.
> How well will GPM (for example) work with this?

GPM will need some changes to support the new ABS format, but I think
it will be quite easy to make those changes.

This driver will also make it possible to run GPM and the XFree86
driver simultaneously, something that didn't work before.

Peter Osterlund -
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