Support for newer hardware input devices should be better with the in-development Linux 3.11 kernel
Prominent input changes for the Linux 3.11 merge window consist of:
- A new touchscreen driver to handle Cypress 4th generation touch devices.
- A new driver to provide PS/2 protocol support on the OLPC via a specialized controller.
- Patches for the 2013 Haswell MacBook Air
- Various other changes and improvements.
More details on the input subsystem pull for the Linux 3.11 kernel can be found via its pull request