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Old 02-24-2010, 02:41 PM   #1
jack_peter
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Wacom Bamboo Pen under Slack 13


hello,

I can't get tablet working under slack, the problem probably is just that no input device gets created. I compiled the driver myself (slack seems to come without wacom driver...). Here are my settings:

xorg.conf:
Code:
Section "Input Device"
        Identifier      "stylus"
        Driver          "wacom"
        Option          "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"
        Option          "Type"          "stylus"
        Option          "USB"           "on"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "eraser"
        Driver          "wacom"
        Option          "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"
        Option          "Type"          "eraser"
        Option          "USB"           "on"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "cursor"
        Driver          "wacom"
        Option          "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"
        Option          "Type"          "cursor"
        Option          "USB"           "on"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "pad"
        Driver          "wacom"
        Option          "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"
        Option          "Type"          "pad"
        Option          "USB"           "on"
EndSection
[...]
Section "ServerLayout"

# The Identifier line must be present
    Identifier  "Simple Layout"

# Each Screen line specifies a Screen section name, and optionally
# the relative position of other screens.  The four names after
# primary screen name are the screens to the top, bottom, left and right
# of the primary screen.  In this example, screen 2 is located to the
# right of screen 1.

    Screen "Screen 1"

# Each InputDevice line specifies an InputDevice section name and
# optionally some options to specify the way the device is to be
# used.  Those options include "CorePointer", "CoreKeyboard" and
# "SendCoreEvents".

    InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

    InputDevice "cursor" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "stylus" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "eraser" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "pad"

EndSection
Xorg.0.log
Code:
(II) LoadModule: "wacom"
(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input//wacom_drv.so
(II) Module wacom: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
        compiled for 1.6.3, module version = 1.0.0
        Module class: X.Org XInput Driver
        ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 4.0
(II) Wacom driver level: 47-0.8.5-10 $
[...]
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/wacom"
(WW) cursor: failed to open /dev/input/wacom in wcmDeviceTypeKeys.
(EE) PreInit returned NULL for "cursor"
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/wacom"
(WW) stylus: failed to open /dev/input/wacom in wcmDeviceTypeKeys.
(EE) PreInit returned NULL for "stylus"
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/wacom"
(WW) eraser: failed to open /dev/input/wacom in wcmDeviceTypeKeys.
(EE) PreInit returned NULL for "eraser"
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/wacom"
(WW) pad: failed to open /dev/input/wacom in wcmDeviceTypeKeys.
(**) pad: always reports core events
(**) pad device is /dev/input/wacom
(**) pad is in relative mode
(**) WACOM: suppress value is 2
(**) Option "USB" "on"
(**) pad: reading USB link
(**) Option "BaudRate" "9600"
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "pad" (type: Wacom Pad)
(EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/wacom
        No such file or directory.
Error opening /dev/input/wacom : No such file or directory
(EE) Couldn't init device "pad"
(II) UnloadModule: "wacom"
cat /proc/bus/usb/devices
Code:
T:  Bus=05 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=00 Cnt=01 Dev#=  2 Spd=12  MxCh= 0                                                                       
D:  Ver= 2.00 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS=64 #Cfgs=  1                                                                            
P:  Vendor=056a ProdID=00d4 Rev= 1.06                                                                                                   
S:  Manufacturer=Wacom Co.,Ltd.                                                                                                         
S:  Product=CTL-460                                                                                                                     
C:* #Ifs= 2 Cfg#= 1 Atr=80 MxPwr= 98mA                                                                                                  
I:* If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=03(HID  ) Sub=01 Prot=02 Driver=(none)                                                                    
E:  Ad=81(I) Atr=03(Int.) MxPS=   9 Ivl=4ms                                                                                             
I:* If#= 1 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=03(HID  ) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=(none)                                                                    
E:  Ad=82(I) Atr=03(Int.) MxPS=  64 Ivl=4ms
/etc/udev/rules.d/65-wacom.rules
Code:
#KERNEL=="event[0-9]*", SYSFS{idVendor}=="056a", SYMLINK+="input/wacom"
#KERNEL="event*", SYSFS{idVendor}="056a", NAME="input/%k", SYMLINK="input/wacom%e"
BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="event*", SYSFS{bInterfaceNumber}=="00", ENV{WACOM_TYPE}="stylus"
BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="event*", SYSFS{bInterfaceNumber}=="01", ENV{WACOM_TYPE}="touch"

BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="event*", SYSFS{idVendor}=="056a", ENV{WACOM_TYPE}!="touch", SYMLINK+="input/wacom"
BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="event*", SYSFS{idVendor}=="056a", ENV{WACOM_TYPE}=="touch", SYMLINK+="input/wacom-touch"
Indeed, /dev/input/wacom does not exist. The control LED on the device is flashing and reacting to the pen.

Thanks
 
Old 02-25-2010, 08:30 AM   #2
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mod edit: remove advertising

Last edited by pixellany; 02-25-2010 at 12:48 PM.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 08:56 AM   #3
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Hi,

Take a look at 'Linux Wacom Project'.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 12:01 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by onebuck View Post
Take a look at 'Linux Wacom Project'.
That's the place. The development release is your best bet for the newer Bamboo tablets.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 06:18 PM   #5
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I tried to install that package, probably that didn't work. At first the prebuilt installer didn't work, don't exactly know the error message but actually something like this one:

Code:
linuxwacom-0.8.5-10/prebuilt# ./install
Installing Wacom man page......
Installed under /usr/share/man/man4

Installing wacom_drv....
WARNING: Can not install Wacom X driver (wacom_drv)
since the proper directory has not been found

You need to compile and install wacom.(k)o manually if your kernel is out of date.

After adding your Wacom tools into /etc/X11/xorg.conf, please restart X server or simply reboot your system to run the new Wacom X driver.
Unfortunately it doesn't say which directory it is looking after. I thought it would find everything when I compile it myself and during compilation there weren't any errors...

Is there maybe some kernel module missing? I'm using a self compiled kernel 2.6.32.2 and all I have found with wacom in its name was 'Input device support ---> Tablets ---> <M> Wacom Intuos/Graphire tablet support (USB)' and 'Input device support ---> Touchscreens ---> <M> Wacom W8001 penabled serial touchscreen'.

Last edited by jack_peter; 02-25-2010 at 06:19 PM.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 08:51 PM   #6
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Hi,

You did look at the link 'Linux Wacom Project', right?

If you had then a link on that page for the 'HOWTO' should aid in the installation.

 
Old 02-26-2010, 01:54 AM   #7
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ok, found the correct module under linuxwacom-0.8.5-10/src/2.6.27 (where I didn't really expect it...) but its working now, thanks!
 
Old 05-11-2010, 07:20 PM   #8
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jack_peter,
What were the steps you took to install the Wacom pad and get it working? I have a Bamboo I have been trying to install following every and any ones 'how to' with no luck. Cant get the pad to be recognized in 'cat /proc/bus/input/devices.' I can see it in lsusb as
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 056a:00d4 Wacom Co., Ltd
but nothing happens except for the light recognizing the action I am doing on the pad.
 
Old 05-11-2010, 09:24 PM   #9
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Source: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/l....8.6-1.tar.bz2
Slackbuild:
Code:
#!/bin/sh

# Slackware build script for The Linux Wacom Project

# Written by Menno Duursma <druiloor@zonnet.nl>

# This program is free software. It comes without any warranty.
# Granted WTFPL, Version 2, as published by Sam Hocevar. See
# http://sam.zoy.org/wtfpl/COPYING for more details.

# Modified by the SlackBuilds.org project.

PRGNAM=linuxwacom
VERSION=${VERSION:-0.8.6-1}
ARCH=${ARCH:-x86_64}
BUILD=${BUILD:-1}
TAG=${TAG:-_SBo}

KERNEL=${KERNEL:-$(uname -r)}

CWD=$(pwd)
TMP=${TMP:-/tmp/SBo}
PKG=$TMP/package-$PRGNAM
OUTPUT=${OUTPUT:-/tmp}

SRCVER=$(echo $VERSION | tr _ -)

if [ "$ARCH" = "i486" ]; then
  SLKCFLAGS="-O2 -march=i486 -mtune=i686"
  LIBDIRSUFFIX=""
elif [ "$ARCH" = "i686" ]; then
  SLKCFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686 -mtune=i686"
  LIBDIRSUFFIX=""
elif [ "$ARCH" = "x86_64" ]; then
  SLKCFLAGS="-O2 -fPIC"
  LIBDIRSUFFIX="64"
fi

set -e

rm -rf $PKG
mkdir -p $TMP $PKG $OUTPUT
cd $TMP
rm -rf $PRGNAM-$SRCVER
tar xvf $CWD/$PRGNAM-$SRCVER.tar.bz2
cd $PRGNAM-$SRCVER
chown -R root:root .
find . \
 \( -perm 777 -o -perm 775 -o -perm 711 -o -perm 555 -o -perm 511 \) \
 -exec chmod 755 {} \; -o \
 \( -perm 666 -o -perm 664 -o -perm 600 -o -perm 444 -o -perm 440 -o -perm 400 \) \
 -exec chmod 644 {} \;

CFLAGS="$SLKCFLAGS" \
CXXFLAGS="$SLKCFLAGS" \
./configure \
  --prefix=/usr \
  --libdir=/usr/lib${LIBDIRSUFFIX} \
  --sysconfdir=/etc \
  --localstatedir=/var \
  --mandir=/usr/man \
  --docdir=/usr/doc/$PRGNAM-$VERSION \
  --with-kernel=/lib/modules/${KERNEL}/source \
  --with-linux=yes \
  --enable-wacom \
  --disable-static \
  --build=$ARCH-slackware-linux

make -j3
make install DESTDIR=$PKG

# Install the kernel module
# Ignore the "2.6.28" in the path below; you can verify with
# modinfo(8) if you don't trust me... ;-)  --rworkman
mkdir -p $PKG/lib/modules/${KERNEL}/kernel/drivers/usb/input
install -m 0644 src/2.6.30/wacom.ko \
  $PKG/lib/modules/${KERNEL}/kernel/drivers/usb/input

( cd $PKG/usr || exit 1
  find . -type f | xargs file | grep -e "executable" -e "shared object" \
    | grep ELF | cut -f 1 -d : | xargs strip --strip-unneeded 2> /dev/null
)

mkdir -p $PKG/usr/doc/$PRGNAM-$VERSION
cp -a AUTHORS ChangeLog GPL README $PKG/usr/doc/$PRGNAM-$VERSION
cat $CWD/$PRGNAM.SlackBuild > $PKG/usr/doc/$PRGNAM-$VERSION/$PRGNAM.SlackBuild

mkdir -p $PKG/install
cat $CWD/slack-desc > $PKG/install/slack-desc
sed "s%@KERNEL@%$KERNEL%" $CWD/doinst.sh > $PKG/install/doinst.sh

cd $PKG
/sbin/makepkg -l y -c n $OUTPUT/$PRGNAM-$VERSION-$ARCH-$BUILD$TAG.${PKGTYPE:-tgz}
 
Old 05-12-2010, 04:06 AM   #10
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I compiled the driver with the wacom.ko file, installed it in the usual way. Then I also compiled the wacom module of the kernel (which doesen't work) but I replaced the kernel module by the wacom.ko file I had just compiled. Probably this was not a very nice way, but it worked

Code:
linuxwacom-0.8.5-11# ./configure --enable-wacom
linuxwacom-0.8.5-11# make
linuxwacom-0.8.5-11# make install
linuxwacom-0.8.5-11# find . -name "wacom.ko"
./src/2.6.27/wacom.ko
linuxwacom-0.8.5-11# rm /lib/modules/2.6.33.1/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/wacom.ko
linuxwacom-0.8.5-11# cp ./src/2.6.27/wacom.ko /lib/modules/2.6.33.1/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/
If you have configured your xorg.conf a restart of X should do I guess.
 
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Old 05-13-2010, 08:49 AM   #11
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Still had a bit of a problem. Started over from 'scratch'. The only difference I see is running make in src/2.6.30. Reboot and Sweet black plastic! It works!
The whole process for me (with dling depends):

Code:
sudo apt-get install build-essential libx11-dev libxi-dev x11proto-input-dev xserver-xorg-dev tk8.4-dev tcl8.4-dev libncurses5-dev
wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/l....8.6-2.tar.bz2
tar -xf linuxwacom-0.8.6-2.tar.bz2
cd linuxwacom-0.8.6-2
./configure --enable-wacom
cd src/2.6.30/
make
sudo rm /lib/modules/2.6.33.1/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/wacom.ko
sudo cp wacom.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/
sudo rmmod wacom
sudo modprobe wacom
sudo gedit /etc/modules
	Added 'wacom' to this.
sudo reboot
 
  


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