[Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

Wade Brainerd 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
>>>> simple.
>>>>
>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Colors!
>>>>
>>>> -Wade
>>>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> --Gary
>>>
>>>
>> 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
>> reported.
>>
>>  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...
>>
>> --Chris
>
>
> 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:
>
> http://dev.laptop.org/~pgf/wacom.ko<http://dev.laptop.org/%7Epgf/wacom.ko>
>
> 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.
>
> -Wade
>
>
Oh, and my version of linuxwacom is 0.7.9.8, release 6.fc9.
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