Problem with Dell SK-8135 volume control under evdev

Linus Walleij at
Thu Sep 20 01:02:11 PDT 2007

2007/9/20, Daniel Stone <daniel at>:

> 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).

Aha OK...

> > 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.

...and that's already hacked for me in 1.4 if I read you right?

Will test it and report back.


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