[Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?
wadetb at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 20:22:59 EST 2008
On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Chris Marshall <jns-cmarshall at comcast.net
> > wrote:
>> Gary C Martin wrote:
>>> On 7 Dec 2008, at 00:58, Wade Brainerd wrote:
>>> Okay, Colors! v11 supports Wacom tablets, with pressure sensitivity.
>>>> Instructions for setup are on the activity page, it's really pretty
>>>> OLPC folks, it might be nice to update xorg-dcon.conf to support Wacom
>>>> tablets, and to include the linuxwacom package in builds. I think
>>>> that deployments would be well served to have a few cheap graphics
>>>> tablets available for art classes, etc. If you're interested, the
>>>> Colors! activity bundle contains the fixed xorg-dcon.conf.
>>> Hey Wade, sounds great! Unfortunately I'm not having any luck here with
>>> an XO running 8.2-767 and an Intuos model Wacom tablet. Any one else had
>>> any success?
>>> BTW: After yum has installed linuxwacom.i386 0:0.7.9.8-6.fc9, the
>>> additions to xorg-dcon.conf made, and a reboot just to make sure – If I go
>>> look in /dev/input/ I still see no wacom device listed.
>> This is great news but it did not work on my setup:
>> os767 with a BambooFun tablet.
>> I do not see any entries for the wacom in /dev/input
>> and a wacdump of all the possible /dev/input/event#
>> entries showed all unknown.
>> For my yum install it pulled the same version as Gary
>> Had you done some previous installs that might have
>> done addition configuration or driver installs?
>> What version linuxwacom do you have?
>> What /dev/input entries?]
>> What do you see with wacdump for them?
>> Also, the sudo cp of the xorg-dcon.conf from the Colors!
>> instructions does not have the '!' in it and will not
>> work. I had do su to run the command and escape the
>> '!' as a history expansion character with a backslash.
>> I was not able to get a combination of escapes that
>> would work with the sudo emulation...
> Odd, thanks for the reports! I already fixed the Wiki instructions.
> I'm not sure what's different about my system, it's mostly stock 767. I
> had previously installed pgf's wacom.ko using insmod:
> to /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/usb/input/
> However, I assumed that the yum install linuxwacom overwrote it. Perhaps
> not though, I'm new to Linux kernel modules. Try grabbing and installing
> that kernel module, and see if it magically works.
Oh, and my version of linuxwacom is 0.7.9.8, release 6.fc9.
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