Problem with Dell SK-8135 volume control under evdev

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Sep 19 16:19:25 PDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 10:21:43PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> I want to propagate events from this device from the Linux kernel to
> the X Server, and from there to GNOME/KDE and other apps. This doesn't
> work by default.

Actually, it does with xserver 1.4 (Xorg 7.3).

> I've tried to read all apropriate man pages and docs I could find to
> understand why the events won't propagate up to X. All help and
> testing hints are welcome!

Except that there's no support for volume events: you'd have to hack the
xf86-input-evdev driver.

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