IdeaPad Slidebar Driver Comes In For Linux 3.12
The input merge happened for the Linux 3.12 kernel merge window. When it comes to input drivers for this next major Linux kernel release, the main addition is a Slidebar driver for Lenovo Ideapad laptops.
Lenovo Y-Series IdeaPad laptops have a touch panel that has a navigation slidebar as described in this bug report. An ideapad-slidebar driver was developed this summer (the original code) for IdeaPad laptops and was written through reverse-engineering Lenovo's SlideNav software for Windows. With the 3.12 kernel, this driver is merged.
The other input driver changes for the Linux 3.12 kernel are mostly scattered minor improvements.
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