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Old 05-04-2009, 07:35 AM   #1
odimachkie
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3m TouchWare Video Controller Touchscreen Monitor


Driver:
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3.../TouchDrivers/
ReadMe:
http://multimedia.mmm.com/mws/mediaw...66SdGOCOrrrrQ-

This is a 2 parter.
We have touch screen monitors that use the 3M TouchWare controller. After some reading, I've found that these drivers contain a calibration tool that i would like to have available and are something I'd like to roll out.
Problem A:
Currently the installed drivers came with the distribution. i would like to uninstall those drivers and install the new drivers i have found.
Problem B:
These drivers were designed for Kernel 2.4, i am using 2.4.20-6. I am under the impression that i must REcompile these drivers before they are useful to me. The linked ReadMe at the top is where im getting my information from, but if someone has more insight, please let me in.
Also, if you need any other information about the machine im installing these drivers on, please let me know.
Thank you in advance.

PS... im not a great with this stuff, please take it easy on me.
 
Old 05-06-2009, 09:54 AM   #2
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Thought this might be some help.
also if there is anything other confs or other data someone would like to know, please feel free to ask.
thanks


[root@213 proc]# cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.4.20-6 (bhcompile@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #1 Thu Feb 27 10:06:59 EST 2003
 
  


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