Lack of middle button emulation makes HP life hard

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Dec 9 06:03:51 PST 2010

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Keith Packard <keithp at> wrote:
>> looks like the name advertised by the trackstick that sparked this thread is
>> "PS/2 Generic Mouse". I'm rather hesitant on shipping any quirks matching on
>> this name with the driver, short of one that jumps out of the laptop and
>> hits the necessary engineers with a cluebat.
> Maybe allow matching on other DMI-esque info? The laptop in question
> doesn't have another PS/2 port...

The (InputClass) mechanism used for DMI matching last time it came up
was to create a tag in udev and do a MatchTag in InputClass. That's
kind of annoying because it needs another non-xserver interaction, but
would work.


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