Re: [PATCH] HID: rmi: fallback to generic/multitouch if hid-rmi is not built (was Re: [GIT PULL] HID for 4.11)

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Tue Feb 21 2017 - 10:46:57 EST

On Tue, 21 Feb 2017, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > I agree; that's in line with what we usually try to stick to (force
> > specific drivers if the device doesn't work with the generic at all and
> > switch over to generic in compile-time for devices that have limited
> > functionality with the generic driver).
> .. and maybe we should do this same thing for the WACOM case a couple
> of lines up from your patch?

Well, that's far more questionable. I am pretty sure Wacom devices are
completely dysfunctional without a specific driver, as they have their own

Adding Ping and Jason to CC.

Jiri Kosina