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Old 03-28-2009, 09:51 PM   #1
redk3y
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Touchscreen works in Debian Lenny....kind of


I did a fresh install of Lenny on a XPC500 Point of Sale PC. Here are some stats on the touch panel portion:

lsusb:
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0eef:0001 D-WAV Scientific Co., Ltd eGalax TouchScreen

cat /proc/bus/usb/devices:
T: Bus=03 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=01 Cnt=01 Dev#= 2 Spd=1.5 MxCh= 0
D: Ver= 1.10 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS= 8 #Cfgs= 1
P: Vendor=0eef ProdID=0001 Rev= 1.00
S: Manufacturer=eGalax Inc.
S: Product=Touch
C:* #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=a0 MxPwr= 44mA
I:* If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=03(HID ) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=usbhid
E: Ad=81(I) Atr=03(Int.) MxPS= 8 Ivl=10ms

So I grabbed the egalax module from the manufacturer website, ran the little install and calibration utility, and everything is working great. BUT, after about 3 minutes or so, the mouse pointer will still track your finger, it just stops "clicking". I am using gnome, so if I do Alt+F1 on the keyboard, it will highlight "Application", but then will not let you scroll through the menu using the keyboard. If I do a ctrl+alt+bksp and restart X, it (the touchscreen and keyboard) will function correctly again for a couple minutes, then revert to being weird.

Anybody have any ideas? Here is the xorg.conf file for good measure. I figure its gotta be X trying to read multiple mice or getting confused about the events being sent by the touchscreen?


# xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
# sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "dummy"
Driver "void"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
EndSection

### Touch Configuration Beginning ###
Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen "Default Screen"
InputDevice "dummy"
InputDevice "EETI" "SendCoreEvents"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "EETI"
Driver "egalax"
Option "Device" "usbauto"
Option "Parameters" "/var/lib/eeti.param"
Option "ScreenNo" "0"
EndSection
### Touch Configuration End ###


Thanks in advance!
 
  


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