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Old 08-13-2007, 09:28 PM   #1
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Smile Genius G Pen 560 in Absolute mode


Some days ago I bought a Genius G Pen 560 Tablet, it is working fine in my OpenSuse 10.2 under Relative mode.

I want to work with it under "Absolute" mode, but I do not know how to configure to do it. I have read many tutorials but I got confused, I just want to change working mode and I do not need this device to be recognized, neither compile kernel source.

My OpenSuse has kernel

With lsusb I got: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0458:5003 KYE Systems Corp. (Mouse Systems)

As I am a newby, could someone explain in a easy way how to configure my Genis G Pen 560 to work under Absolute mode?

Thank you in advance,
Old 08-28-2007, 07:46 PM   #2
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I have the same problem. I've set up vmware with windows and traced packets which windows driver sends to device. Try the following program
http: / / - it just sends one setup packet to device but after it device switches to 'tablet' mode .

For correct switching to absolute mode you should
1. unload usbhid driver (rmmod usbhid or if it built in your kernel you have to compile new one with usbhid compiled as module )
2. run ./init-gpen
3. load usbhid driver

You you will try to do this, please, reply, how it will work.


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