Wacom Bamboo with XO?
wadetb at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 15:34:45 EST 2008
I'm partly set up to build kernels, I can give it a try at some point.
Ultimately though, just mouse position and clicking isn't nearly
enough. You *at least* need pressure information for a decent tablet
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 1:40 PM, <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> 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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