Raw mouse input is distorted

Søren Hauberg hauberg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 23:48:53 PDT 2008

2008/9/22 Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>:
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 01:29:58PM +0200, 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.
> I'd prefer the fix in the kernel module, as it keeps the X drivers to a
> minimum.

This is also the conclusion I came to, because the changes to the
kernel are fairly small. Also, it should help touch screen users who
aren't using X.


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