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

From: Benjamin Tissoires
Date: Tue Feb 21 2017 - 12:42:44 EST

On Feb 21 2017 or thereabouts, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:46 AM, Jiri Kosina <jikos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Feb 2017, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >>
> >> .. 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
> > protocol.
> Ah, ok. Never mind then.
> Linus

Well, Wacom devices use to need a special driver, but the latest
generation should somewhat be able to work without a driver (IIRC).
The only thing I can think of is that Wacom devices require
HID_QUIRK_NO_INIT_REPORTS, so they might not work out of the box after

Let's see what Ping and Jason think about the question.