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PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 3:53 am    Post subject: I dont get it Reply with quote

Is anyone else having trouble even extracting the tarballs?!

It tells me that they aren't in gzip format! What?!?!! And not just one of the tarballs... 0.5.2-beta, 0.5.1-beta and 0.4.1 are all giving me the same problem.

[edit] Nevermind, looks like it's happening for other tars as well *sigh*
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Could someone pleeeeeease post the relevant lines of their XF86Config?

I have this problem still:

Code:

(II) Wacom driver level: 26-j0.5.26 $
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "cursor" (type: Wacom Cursor)
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "stylus" (type: Wacom Stylus)
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "eraser" (type: Wacom Eraser)
(==) Wacom Kernel Input driver version is 1.0.0
(==) Wacom USB Graphire3 tablet speed=9600 maxX=0 maxY=0 maxZ=0 resX=1016 resY=1016 suppress=2 tilt=disabled
(==) Wacom device "eraser" top X=0 top Y=0 bottom X=0 bottom Y=0
(==) Wacom device "stylus" top X=0 top Y=0 bottom X=0 bottom Y=0
(==) Wacom device "cursor" top X=0 top Y=0 bottom X=0 bottom Y=0


When I cat /dev/input/mouse1, I get output. That's my normal mouse.

When I cat /dev/input/event1, I get output as well. I get output when using the eraser, mousewheel, mousebuttos, stylus (everything!).

The only problem is that as shown above, bottomX, bottomY, maxX and maxY are not being set to anything (they're just zero). Could that be the root of the problem?

The other thing is over the past 12 hours I've compiled everything from love-sources to mm-sources to development-sources. Right now I'm using 2.6.1-rc1. For some odd reason, under Input Device Support, I cannot choose to build mousedev as a module. I can only get it built in ("Y"). Does anyone know why this is?

Even when I edit the .config file, I get the same problem.

Another thing to note would be that at boot-up, I get these:

"FATAL: keybddev not found!"
and two of these:
"FATAL: mousedev not found!"

Could that be the problem? The weird thing is that my keyboard is on PS/2 and works. My mouse is on USB and works too. The tablet is sending output to cat, but doesn't work directly in X

And I built the drivers from CVS!

Any help at all would be greatly appreciated!! :(

[update]
I tried wacdump. That works (although STYLUS never said DOWN - LEFT, RIGHT AND MIDDLE work perfectly though).


xidump on the other hand, looks weird:

Code:

./xidump -v -l stylus
stylus                         extension
    key: min=8, max=39, num=32
    btn: num=4
    val: axes=6 mode=abs buf=0
    axis[0]: res=39999, max=0, max=0
    axis[1]: res=39999, max=0, max=0
    axis[2]: res=1, max=0, max=0
    axis[3]: res=1, max=-64, max=63
    axis[4]: res=1, max=-64, max=63
    axis[5]: res=1, max=0, max=1023


Any ideas?
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2004 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quote:

Another thing to note would be that at boot-up, I get these:
"FATAL: keybddev not found!"
and two of these:
"FATAL: mousedev not found!"
Could that be the problem?


I think it is just the modules in /etc/modules.autoload that can not be loaded but I don't think this is the problem : wacdump is detecting the tablet so the problem may come only from XFree86.

Here are the lines regarding my wacom tablet :

First Xfree86 needs to load the wacom module
Code:

Section "Module"
(...)
    Load   "wacom"
EndSection


Then the input devices (stylus, cursor and eraser) have to be set and at least one of them must be set with the Corepointer parameter otherwise Xfree86 will never load (I guess in your case it is more likely to choose /dev/input/event1 :wink:):
Code:

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "cursor"
   Driver      "wacom"
   Option      "Mode"      "Absolute"
   Option      "Device"   "/dev/input/event2"
   Option      "Type"      "Cursor"
   Option      "usb"      "on"
   Option      "Alwayscore"   "on"
   Option      "Threshold"   "5"
EndSection   

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "stylus"
   Driver      "wacom"
   Option      "Corepointer"   "on"
   Option      "Mode"      "Absolute"
   Option      "Device"   "/dev/input/event2"
   Option      "type"      "stylus"
   Option      "usb"      "on"
   Option      "threshold"   "5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "eraser"
   Driver      "wacom"
   Option      "Type"      "eraser"
   Option      "Mode"      "Absolute"
   Option      "Device"   "/dev/input/event2"
   Option      "usb"      "on"
   Option      "threshold"    "5"
EndSection


And the server layouts have to be set too

Code:


Section "ServerLayout"

    Identifier  "Server Layout"
    Screen "Screen0"
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

    InputDevice "cursor"   "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "eraser"   "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "stylus"    "SendCoreEvents"




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The other thing is over the past 12 hours I've compiled everything from love-sources to mm-sources to development-sources. Right now I'm using 2.6.1-rc1. For some odd reason, under Input Device Support, I cannot choose to build mousedev as a module. I can only get it built in ("Y"). Does anyone know why this is?


I use the 2.6.2 kernel and this is the same thing : there is no mousedev option but it seems it is not necessary anymore. I have made the following choices and everything works great (the mouse scroll function too) :

Code:

Device Drivers
-> "Input device Support"
(1024) Horizontal screen resolution
(768) Vertical Screen resolution
<M> Event interface

Device Drivers
-> USB Support
<M> USB Human Interface Device (full HID) support
[*] HID input layer support 
<M> Wacom Intuos/Graphire tablet support


Afterward I edit the /etc/modules.autoload (to have the modules load at boot-up) by adding :
Code:

evdev
hid
wacom


And last but not least as it was said above :

Quote:

What you need to do is the following:
1. Download the development package from http://linuxwacom.sf.net/ (currently, the latest one is 0.5.2)
2. Unpack the source tree to any directory.
3. Copy the file wacom_drv.o from the "prebuilt" subdirectory to "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/".
4. Configure X (XF86Config) according to http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/index.php/howto/inputdev.
5. Restart X. All should be well.


(I tested this morning the 0.6.0 and it works great)

I hope it will help you


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:10 pm    Post subject: Cossins Reply with quote

Of course, i tried to compile the linuxwacom drivers and failed to
realise that there was a prebuilt version in the gzip o_0
Thx for pointing that out Cossins ;)


oh, and it works fine ;)


for anyone who needs a working xf86config
Code:

    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier  "Simple Layout"
    Screen "screen_md"  #  adjust me

    InputDevice "usb_mouse" "CorePointer"  #  adjust me
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

    InputDevice "pen1" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "eraser1" "SendCoreEvents"
EndSection

# Settings for wacom eraser
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier "eraser1"
        Driver "wacom"
        Option "Type" "eraser"
        Option "Device" "/dev/input/event2"  #  adjust me
        Option "Mode" "absolute"
        Option "USB" "on"
        Option "Threshold" "10"
Endsection

# Settings for wacom pen   
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier "pen1"
        Driver "wacom"
        Option "Type" "stylus"
        Option "Device" "/dev/input/event2"  #  adjust me
        Option "Mode" "absolute"
        Option "Threshold" "10"
        Option "USB" "on"
Endsection


kernel 2.6.3
gimp 2.0pre3
linux-wacom drivers 0.6.0
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay... I have pretty much the same config as everyone else.

The only problem is that my tablet still has "TopX" and "TopY" (and maybe "MaxX" and "MaxY"... not sure of the names anymore) equal to zero. No matter what I do, they don't have meaningful values - just zero.

The other thing is... how do you set up gimp to use your tablet? I tried adding extra input devices, and it does add them. But it doesn't let me actually do anything with them - not even to change the brush type.

I'm using 2.6.3-rc1-mm1
gimp-2.0pre3
linux-wacom drivers 0.6.0
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2004 11:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Linuxwacom 0.6.1 is out and support for Wacom Volito is working.
At least for me :D
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 3:56 pm    Post subject: Not Quite working Reply with quote

I'm experiencing an issue where the cursor bounces around the edge of the screen when I move the mouse or use the stylus. I'm using the prebuild driver from version 0.6.1 with kernel 2.6.4-r1. Has anyone seen this behavior before?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello kodos,

I don't understand what kind of issue you are experiencing when you move your mouse or your stylus around the edge of the screen.

Can you give us more information by discribing us more precisely this behavior ?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, I can try :) The issue is that when I attempt to use the mouse or stylus that the X pointer jumps to the edge of the screen. When I move the wacom mouse around the pointer trys to get away from the evil screen edge, but like a magnet it is dragged back to the edge. Using the mouse or stylus creates the same behavior. I don't know that description is much better, but it's about the best I can think of.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 21, 2004 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank kodos you for this really good description :wink:

Honestly I nerver ran into this kind of problem but I hope we will find out what is the cause of this behavior.

I installed the 2.6.4-rc1 kernel and it works great with the linuxwacom-0.6.1 version so
I don't think that it is due to the kernel or linuxwacom version.

I propose you, if you are agreed, to start from the beginning with your computer configuration :

Has your tablet already worked on your workstation before ? If yes what was the last thing you changed before it happened (if you remeber)
What is your XF86Config-4 and you XFree86 version ?
Do you remember the steps you have followed to install it ?


Kind regards
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 22, 2004 9:29 pm    Post subject: wacom tablet on iBook G4, 2.6.3 kernel, Xfree 4.3.99.902 Reply with quote

Hi!
I just wanted to report I have the Wacom USB graphire tablet working.
I'm running Xfree 4.3.99.902 and ppc-dev-sources 2.6.3_rc3-r1

Without any changes to the kernel and X the tablet was detected and
just about working. I had to build the wacom_drv.o for the ppc architecture. This required modifying the makefile in the xfree tree where
the wacom_drv.c file resides since it appeared hard coded for i386 achitecture. Then I simply copied the wacom.c, mousedev.c, evdev.c
hid-core.c and usbmouse.c files into the appropriate places in the 2.6.3
kernel tree, deleted the existing .o files and recompiled the kernel. These additions seems to work fine when compiling them into the kernel.

The pressure sensor works and the gimp recognizes the new features
of the tablet.
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