Raw mouse input is distorted

Simon Thum simon.thum at gmx.de
Sun Sep 21 22:43:53 PDT 2008

Søren Hauberg wrote:
> I do have a follow-up question (you can't get rid of me that easy :-)
> ). I have modified the 'usbtouchscreen' kernel module such that it can
> use calibration parameters. With this in place, my touchscreen works
> in X with the 'evdev' driver, i.e. out of the box. Do you guys think
> this is the right approach to handling touchscreens in GNU/Linux, or
> would you prefer an X driver for handling touchscreens? I plan on
> posting the kernel patch to the kernel list on Monday unless anybody
> here thinks the problem should be solved in X instead of the kernel.
Kernel has its merits, but I'd say X via device properties (rather new 
feature). This solves the root problem too.
Hosting: ATM it seems to be more kernel-related than X-related, and 
should go to the former's hemisphere.

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