Re: [PATCH 2.6.11] IBM TrackPoint support

From: Stephen Evanchik
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 08:44:27 EST

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 13:19:56 +0100, Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> How much does it interpret the stream in non-transparent mode? Are
> commands also passed through in soft transparent mode?
> I'm asking because we might want to implement a passthrough port
> similarly to what the Synaptics driver does and allow extended protocol
> mice to be connected to the external mouse port.

I originally thought that I could implement something similar to the
Synaptics driver. Unfortunately, while in transparent mode bytes are
relayed unmodified with the TrackPoint controller disabled. In other
words, no simultaneous usage.

That doesn't mean extended protocol mice couldn't be supported in
transparent mode however. I didn't find it particularly useful given
the TrackPoint itself would be disabled.
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