Penmount touch screen driver problem

Peter Hutterer peter at
Wed May 14 05:04:25 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 12:36:39PM +0200, xorg at wrote:
> Hi.
> I have a Kohjinsha SH6 which has a touch screen with the Penmount PM6000 
> chipset.  I am unable to calibrate the touch screen, and input seems 
> rather erratic.
> The calibration programs (gCalib, std-calib) in 
> does not react to touch screen events at all.  The penmount driver in 
> that package does not load at all:
> (II) LoadModule: "penmount"
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input//
> (II) Module penmount: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
>      compiled for, module version = 1.3.0
>      Module class: X.Org XInput Driver
>      ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 0.5
> (EE) module ABI major version (0) doesn't match the server's version (2)

you're running server 1.4, but the driver is for 1.3. 

> The xserver-xorg-input-penmount driver from Ubuntu loads OK, but 
> calibration is still unresponsive.
> Do I have to wait for penmount to release a new driver, or is there a 
> way of compiling their version with the current  Some source code 
> is available in the tar file referenced above.

the API and ABI has changed with 1.4. So you might have to do minor
adjustments to the driver. just recompiling may not be enough.


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