evtouch fdi file for IDEACO IDC 6680 touchscreen

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at web.de
Wed Aug 20 09:57:53 PDT 2008

On Dienstag, 19. August 2008, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> i got the evtouch touchscreen for my laptop working now with the
> attached file, i'm planning to put up a call on the ubuntu mailing lists
> to get more of these together, i also undersand that the current setup
> used in my fdi file is not optimally generalized (will only match that
> device in the confguration of my laptop with 1280x800 screensize). since
> there seems to be no integration of any calibration tools for evtouch
> devices with hal-input yet i assume a base config in the fdi file is ok
> though. any hints and ideas would be appreciated ...

1) what kind of laptop is it? Please paste the output of:

   lshal -lu /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/computer 

or better send me (private email) the full output of lshal and tell 
me which /dev/* device the touchscreen use on your machine.

2) IMO this fdi-file shouldn't be part of hal or the hal-info package. It 
should be part of the evtouch package. Such special stuff (including 
calibration information ...) make no sense in the hal packages especially 
since evtouch is already a own package and since you need it to use the 


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