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From: Peter Osterlund <>
To: Dmitry Torokhov <>
Cc: Pete Zaitcev <>,,
Subject: Re: Fix sudden warps in mousedev
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 23:51:33 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0704112349490.4764@p4.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, 26 Mar 2007, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:

> On Monday 26 March 2007 17:42, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
>> I don't think that you need to concern yourself with this too much
>> at present. If X11 people (e.g. Kristian) present evidence that kernel
>> fails to deliver an event, then we'll look at it. However it might
>> help if evtest continued to work when X11 reads from /dev/input/eventN.
>> It was an unpleasant surprise that it doesn't.
> The driver grabs tochpad with EVIOCGRAB ioctl to prevent input events
> from bveing delivered to X through /dev/input/mice which is still in
> whidespread use. That's why evtest does not work. We could as Peter
> (CCed) to implement an option to turn off grabbing so users who don't
> use mousedev multiplexor can use evtest and other commands.

That sounds like a useful option. Implemented in my git tree:

git clone

Peter Osterlund -

      parent reply	other threads:[~2007-04-11 21:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-24  7:16 Fix sudden warps in mousedev Pete Zaitcev
     [not found] ` <>
2007-03-25 18:19   ` Pete Zaitcev
2007-03-26  3:19     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-26 19:17       ` Pete Zaitcev
2007-03-26 19:30         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-26 21:42           ` Pete Zaitcev
2007-03-27  1:14             ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-27 15:14               ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-03-27 15:46                 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-27 16:04                   ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-03-27 16:19                     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-28 20:51                       ` Matt Keenan
2007-04-11 21:51               ` Peter Osterlund [this message]

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