New Input Drivers Coming To Linux 3.20
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 11 February 2015 at 08:31 AM EST. 4 Comments
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There's new input drivers for Linux 3.20 and improvements to the existing input drivers with this next kernel version.

Dmitry Torokhov sent in the first round of input updates for Linux 3.20 with just being days into its official development. The new drivers part of this pull include a power button handler for the AXP20x PMIC, a tps65218 powerbutton driver, sun4i keys driver, regulator haptic driver, NI EttusResearch USRP E3x0 button, Allwinner A10/A20 PS/2 controller.

Updates to the input area include work on the Synaptics and ALPS touchpad drivers, new Focaltech PS/2 support, and updates to the Cypress driver for handling a new generation of devices.

All the details on the input changes for Linux 3.20 can be found via this mailing list message.
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