#11404 NORM 12.1.0: support absolute input devices

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#11404: support absolute input devices
 Reporter:  dsd           |                 Owner:  pgf          
     Type:  defect        |                Status:  new          
 Priority:  normal        |             Milestone:  12.1.0       
Component:  olpc-kbdshim  |               Version:  not specified
 Keywords:                |           Next_action:  never set    
 Verified:  0             |   Deployment_affected:               
Blockedby:                |              Blocking:               
 In the x86-3.1 kernel (and upstream), the hgpk_mode selection of PenTablet
 mode now reports absolute coordinates to userspace.

 kbdshim should be extended to pick up these devices and to convert the
 absolute motions to relative ones, hence supporting rotation and user
 activity detection.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11404>
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