[Xorg] XInput Hotplug Additions

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Aug 3 13:44:14 PDT 2004

Around 14 o'clock on Aug 3, Joe Krahn wrote:

> Also, I think user drivers are still useful if you have a
> device not supported by non-Windows OSes. Of course, the newer USB
> HID based devices should mean mot things are automatically supported.

You have to write a driver in either case.  Just write a kernel-mode 
driver instead of a user-mode one.  I don't know of any significant X.org 
environments that can't add kernel modules any more.


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