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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-version "2.10.6">
8
9 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-download-http "&xorg-download-http;/driver/xf86-input-evdev-&xorg-evdev-driver-version;.tar.bz2">
10 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-download-ftp "&xorg-download-ftp;/driver/xf86-input-evdev-&xorg-evdev-driver-version;.tar.bz2">
11 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-md5sum "e8bd1edc6751f92e425cae7eba3c61eb">
12 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-size "400 KB">
13 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-buildsize "3.9 MB">
14 <!ENTITY xorg-evdev-driver-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
15]>
16
17 <!-- Begin Xorg Evdev Driver -->
18 <sect2 id="xorg-evdev-driver" xreflabel="Xorg Evdev Driver-&xorg-evdev-driver-version;">
19
20 <sect2info>
21 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
22 <date>$Date$</date>
23 </sect2info>
24
25 <title>Xorg Evdev Driver-&xorg-evdev-driver-version;</title>
26
27 <indexterm zone="xorg-evdev-driver">
28 <primary sortas="a-xorg-evdev-driver">xorg-evdev-driver</primary>
29 </indexterm>
30
31 <sect3 role="package">
32 <title>Introduction to Xorg Evdev Driver</title>
33
34 <para>
35 The <application>Xorg Evdev Driver</application> package contains a Generic
36 Linux input driver for the Xorg X server. It handles keyboard, mouse, touchpads
37 and wacom devices, though for touchpad and wacom advanced handling,
38 additional drivers are required.
39 </para>
40
41 &lfs84_checked;
42
43 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Package Information</bridgehead>
44 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
45 <listitem>
46 <para>
47 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-evdev-driver-download-http;"/>
48 </para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-evdev-driver-download-ftp;"/>
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download MD5 sum: &xorg-evdev-driver-md5sum;
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Download size: &xorg-evdev-driver-size;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Estimated disk space required: &xorg-evdev-driver-buildsize;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 <listitem>
71 <para>
72 Estimated build time: &xorg-evdev-driver-time;
73 </para>
74 </listitem>
75 </itemizedlist>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Xorg Evdev Driver Dependencies</bridgehead>
78
79 <bridgehead renderas="sect5">Required</bridgehead>
80 <para role="required">
81 <xref linkend="libevdev"/>,
82 <xref linkend="mtdev"/>, and
83 <xref linkend="xorg-server"/>
84 </para>
85<!--
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect5">Recommended</bridgehead>
87 <para role="recommended">
88 <xref linkend="mtdev"/>
89 </para>-->
90
91 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
92 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/xorg-evdev-driver"/>
93 </para>
94 </sect3>
95<!-- No need to give kernel configuration here, since already done for
96 libevdev. If for any reason you want to uncomment, this configuration
97 is not complete.
98 <sect3 role="kernel" id="xorg-evdev-driver-kernel">
99 <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
100
101 <para>
102 Enable the following options in the kernel configuration and recompile the
103 kernel if necessary:
104 </para>
105
106<screen><literal>Device Drivers - - -&gt;
107 Input device support - - -&gt;
108 <*> Generic input layer (needed ...) [CONFIG_INPUT]
109 <*> Event interface [CONFIG_INPUT_EVDEV]</literal></screen>
110
111 <indexterm zone="xorg-evdev-driver xorg-evdev-driver-kernel">
112 <primary sortas="d-xorg-evdev-driver">xorg-evdev-driver</primary>
113 </indexterm>
114 </sect3>
115-->
116 <sect3 role="installation">
117 <title>Installation of Xorg Evdev Driver</title>
118
119 <para>
120 Install <application>Xorg Evdev Driver</application> by running the following
121 commands:
122 </para>
123
124<screen><userinput>./configure $XORG_CONFIG &amp;&amp;
125make</userinput></screen>
126
127 <para>
128 This package does not come with a test suite.
129 </para>
130
131 <para>
132 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
133 </para>
134
135<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
136 </sect3>
137
138 <sect3 role="content">
139 <title>Contents</title>
140
141 <segmentedlist>
142 <segtitle>Installed Xorg Driver</segtitle>
143
144 <seglistitem>
145 <seg>
146 evdev_drv.so
147 </seg>
148 </seglistitem>
149 </segmentedlist>
150
151 <variablelist>
152 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
153 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
154 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
155
156 <varlistentry id="evdev_drv">
157 <term><filename class="libraryfile">evdev_drv.so</filename></term>
158 <listitem>
159 <para>
160 is an Xorg input driver for Linux generic event devices.
161 </para>
162 <indexterm zone="xorg-evdev-driver evdev_drv">
163 <primary sortas="c-evdev_drv">evdev_drv.so</primary>
164 </indexterm>
165 </listitem>
166 </varlistentry>
167
168 </variablelist>
169
170 </sect3>
171
172 </sect2>
173 <!-- End Xorg Evdev Driver -->
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