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Thread: Linux Compatibility: Razer DeathAdder

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007

    Default Linux Compatibility: Razer DeathAdder

    This is an entry for Phoronix LCH. Feel free to comment on the Linux compatibility for the Razer DeathAdder in this thread.

    Razer DeathAdder

    Description: Razer DeathAdder Professional Gaming Mouse.
    Hardware Notes:

    lsusb -v
    Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1532:0007
    Device Descriptor:
    bLength 18
    bDescriptorType 1
    bcdUSB 2.00
    bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level)
    bDeviceSubClass 0
    bDeviceProtocol 0
    bMaxPacketSize0 8
    idVendor 0x1532
    idProduct 0x0007
    bcdDevice 1.00
    iManufacturer 1 Razer
    iProduct 2 DeathAdder
    iSerial 0
    bNumConfigurations 1
    Configuration Descriptor:
    bLength 9
    bDescriptorType 2
    wTotalLength 34
    bNumInterfaces 1
    bConfigurationValue 1
    iConfiguration 0
    bmAttributes 0xa0
    Remote Wakeup
    MaxPower 100mA
    Interface Descriptor:
    bLength 9
    bDescriptorType 4
    bInterfaceNumber 0
    bAlternateSetting 0
    bNumEndpoints 1
    bInterfaceClass 3 Human Interface Devices
    bInterfaceSubClass 1 Boot Interface Subclass
    bInterfaceProtocol 2 Mouse
    iInterface 0
    HID Device Descriptor:
    bLength 9
    bDescriptorType 33
    bcdHID 1.11
    bCountryCode 0 Not supported
    bNumDescriptors 1
    bDescriptorType 34 Report
    wDescriptorLength 73
    Report Descriptors:
    Endpoint Descriptor:
    bLength 7
    bDescriptorType 5
    bEndpointAddress 0x81 EP 1 IN
    bmAttributes 3
    Transfer Type Interrupt
    Synch Type None
    Usage Type Data
    wMaxPacketSize 0x0008 1x 8 bytes
    bInterval 2

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007


    There's a *nix Deathadder driver developed by Michael Busch.

    Razer DeathAdder Mouse configuration tool

    This is a configuration utility for the Razer DeathAdder on Linux systems.
    It also supports setting the scan-resolution of Razer Krait mice.

    You can control the LEDs, scanning resolution and frequency and profiles with this tool. In future things like firmware upload are also planned.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2007


    Quote Originally Posted by JoinTheHell View Post
    There's a *nix Deathadder driver developed by Michael Busch.
    Does anyone was able to compile it under amd64? I written ebuilds for Gentoo, on my Laptop (x86), but when I tried at home (amd64) they failed. I had problem with the required libdebug dependency.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2007


    Does anyone was able to compile this driver on amd64?

    My previous reply vanished

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2007


    you tried with "linux32" command in front of compile?
    I'm not gentoo user so I don't know how gentoo handles 32bit libs

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2007


    Sorry for the double post
    But there's now a GUI Util for configuring razer mice:

    This is the next generation Razer device configuration tool bringing the Razer gaming experience to the free OpenSource world.

    This utility is supposed to replace the old deathaddercfg utility.
    It features a device HAL library, a python razer HAL module, a commandline tool and a graphical QT tool to configure the devices.

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