[Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

Gary C Martin gary at garycmartin.com
Thu Dec 11 00:07:49 EST 2008


On 9 Dec 2008, at 17:42, Wade Brainerd wrote:

> 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.
>
> -Wade

Hi Wade, this script worked well for me, and the tablet stays working  
after a reboot. I also made the xorg.conf changes as suggested by  
Chris (Option "Suppress" "60") and it's a very good improvement for XO  
hardware Before this extra step the canvas would only redraw once you  
stopped drawing, even with a small brush.

--Gary

> 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
> 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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