Re: [PATCH] hid: wellspring device quirks

From: Henrik Rydberg
Date: Tue Jul 22 2008 - 09:32:14 EST

Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Jul 2008, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
>> This patch adds the HID_QUIRK_IGNORE_MOUSE quirk for the Apple USB
>> multitouch devices based on BCM5974, aka Wellspring. These devices
>> will instead be picked up by the new bcm5974 driver.
> Hi Henrik,
> is the mouse not working at all with standard HID driver?

Yes, it is working out-of-the-box, only poorly.

> I'd prefer to postpone merging this patch until bcm5974 hits mainline if
> the device works in a limited way with standard HID driver, so that we
> don't introduce regression.

Absolutely, this patch should be applied together with the bcm5974 driver,
or not be applied. The driver patch is here:

> If the device doesn't work with HID driver at all though, it is probably
> perfectly fine to merge it right away. Please let me know, I have no
> knowledge about this particular device.

It is fine to leave it, but I would of course prefer to have the driver included together with this patch.

Henrik Rydberg

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