[PATCH evdev] man: some minor fixes to man page.
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Mon Jun 21 21:40:54 PDT 2010
Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
man/evdev.man | 21 +++++++++++++++------
1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/man/evdev.man b/man/evdev.man
index 504fdaf..9b9a0ef 100644
@@ -19,15 +19,24 @@ evdev \- Generic Linux input driver
is an __xservername__ input driver for Linux\'s generic event devices. It
therefore supports all input devices that the kernel knows about, including
-most mice and keyboards.
+most mice, keyboards, tablets and touchscreens.
+is the default driver on the major Linux distributions.
-driver can serve as both a pointer and a keyboard input device, and may be
-used as both the core keyboard and the core pointer. Multiple input devices
-are supported by multiple instances of this driver, with one Load
-directive for evdev in the Module section of your __xconfigfile__ for each
-input device that will use this driver.
+driver can serve as both a pointer and a keyboard input device. Multiple
+input devices are supported by multiple instances of this driver, with one
+InputDevice section of your __xconfigfile__ for each input device that will
+use this driver.
+It is recommended that
+devices are configured through the
+directive (refer to __xconfigfile__(__filemansuffix__)) instead of manual
+per-device configuration. Devices configured in the
+__xconfigfile__(__filemansuffix__) are not hot-plug capable.
.SH SUPPORTED HARDWARE
In general, any input device that the kernel has a driver for can be accessed
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