[Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

Wade Brainerd wadetb at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 12:42:00 EST 2008

Hi Stan,

Try a 'depmod' and then 'modprobe wacom' from the Terminal, and see if that
helps.  Feel free to grab me on IRC (as wadeb), I can help troubleshoot it.


On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Stanley Sokolow <overbyte at earthlink.net>wrote:

> I tried the new installation instructions on the wiki, first installing the
> Colors activity, then running the new shell script as per the wiki:
> wget http://dev.laptop.org/~wadeb/setupwacom.sh<http://dev.laptop.org/%7Ewadeb/setupwacom.sh>
> sudo sh setupwacom.sh
> It seemed to run ok without errors.  I restarted the XO.  Colors installed
> ok and works with the mouse, but the Wacom Bamboo tablet does not work,
> neither in Colors nor anywhere else.   Looking at the /dev/input directory,
> I don't see the wacom device that should be there.   When I rerun the shell
> script, it confirms that the linuxwacom package is already installed.
>  The
> X11 configuration file contains the Wacom devices, so it's the right conf
> file.   I'm stuck.
> Has anyone had success with the new instructions?
> By the way, when I tried the old instructions yesterday, the repomd.xml
> file
> was corrupted.   (Actually, it was a perl script, not an xml file.)  So,
> yum
> wouldn't run.  Someone apparently fixed that problem.    It's an xml file
> now and yum seems to run ok using it.
> Stan
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