Xorg-7.3 and Touchscreen

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 06:33:55 PDT 2007

On 9/27/07, Santhosh N <san.mlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to get a touchscreen to work with Xorg-7.3's
> xorg-server-1.4. I need help in figuring out how to do it. I have been
> able to get the same to work with the Kdrive server.
> I tried adding the following section in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file:
> Section "InputDevice"
>      Identifier "Touchscreen0"
>      Driver "evdev"
>      Option "Device" "/dev/input/event1"
> EndSection
> But the xorg-server fails loading evdev with the following messages:
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> dlopen: /lib/xorg/modules/input//evdev_drv.so: undefined symbol:
> miPointerGetMotionEvents
> (EE) Failed to load /lib/xorg/modules/input//evdev_drv.so
> (EE) Failed to load module "evdev" (loader failed, 7)
> (EE) No Input driver matching `evdev'

I think you need to build a newer xf86-input-evdev module. The one
distributed with Xorg-7.3 is unfortunately quite old. Try this:



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