Wacom Bamboo with XO?

pgf at laptop.org pgf at laptop.org
Mon Nov 17 13:40:55 EST 2008

gary c martin wrote:
 > On 17 Nov 2008, at 16:04, pgf at laptop.org wrote:
 > > chris wrote:
 > >> Has anyone had any success getting a
 > >> Wacom USB tablet working with the XO?
 > >>
 > >> The new Bamboo series is affordable
 > >> ($79 US), about the same size active
 > >> area as the XO display, and could be
 > >> a substitute for the deprecated/soon
 > >> to be abandoned pressure sensitive
 > >> touchpad on the original XOs.
 > >
 > > we have a wacom tablet ("Sapphire", whatever that represents)
 > > here at 1cc, which we can test.  the XO doesn't include the
 > > wacom.ko module which it seems to want.  i can try building the
 > > module to see if it works.  i'll leave it to you to figure out
 > > whether the same driver support will work for the Bamboo series.
 > I can put in some testing effort here as I have a Wacom Intuos tablet  
 > here. Paul, any quick hints/pointers on building the wacom.ko module  
 > for an XO, sounds like you've solved the big step already :-)

are you already set up to build an olpc kernel?  if so:
    - run "make menuconfig", select
	    Device Drivers
	    Input device support
     and change the Wacom entry to "<m>"

     save your changes, thne

    - "make modules"

    - copy drivers/input/tablet/wacom.ko to the XO, and insmod it.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
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