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Old 06-09-2008, 04:06 AM   #1
stavros_tux
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HP tx2140 Tablet Touchscreen Challenge...


Hallo !

Well, I recently bought a Tablet laptop (Hp tx2140) but I can't get the pen and touchscreen work ! I have Mandriva 2008 Spring x86 (kernel 2.6.24.5-desktop586) installed and I've tried several things but with no success (e.g: install the Wacom drivers) !

The Wacom usb device seems to be recognized by Mandriva, but it is not functioning at all.

Please if you could give a hand in this...

Thanks in advance
Stavros
 
Old 06-10-2008, 02:37 AM   #2
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Well I've had some progress. I tried the linus kernel and I got a response at least. The problem now is that when I touch the screen with the pen the mouse pointer goes to the right side of the screen bouncing up and down no matter how I move the pen...

I tried: modprobe -r usbmouse and the pen stopped working even though the wacom module was loaded !

Do you have an idea maybe ???
 
Old 10-23-2008, 10:41 AM   #3
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i have no experiences with tablet pc at all, but you might check thinkwiki.org to get some ideas. hope this is helpful n good luck.
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Old 10-23-2008, 11:11 AM   #4
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oops... i just read some threads in this forum discussing tablet pc too and there are samples of their xorg.conf files. you may modify your xorg config too. just scroll down and have a try.
 
  


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