Re: New HID device support

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Tue Mar 03 2009 - 11:21:39 EST

On Tue, 3 Mar 2009, Jason Noble wrote:

> Jiri,
> After a bit of googling I'm pretty sure you are the person to ask for
> help.
> I have a new Kensington Slimblade Trackball
> This device just recently
> started shipping, I'm probably one of the first few people to connect
> one to linux.
> Using "evtest /dev/input/eventX" two of the four buttons are not
> registering at all. With usbmon I can see data coming from these
> buttons.
> Can you help? If so, what info do you need?
> If not, can you point me in the correct direction?

Could you please compile your kernel with CONFIG_HID_DEBUG, modprobe the
'hid' module with 'debug=2' option, and send me the output that appears in
dmesg when you

- connect the device
- press the non-working buttons


Jiri Kosina
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