HID Driver Updates For Linux 4.6: Several Logitech, Microsoft Improvements

Written by Michael Larabel in Microsoft on 17 March 2016 at 08:12 PM EDT. 4 Comments
Jiri Kosina submitted the HID driver subsystem updates today for the Linux 4.6 merge window and come with some noteworthy changes for mobile/desktop users.

The HID updates in Linux 4.6 include added/improved device support in the Sony, Wacom, Microsoft, and Logitech HID drivers. There are also code clean-ups to the much-used Wacom driver, and a wide assortment of bug fixes.

Some of the specifics include fixed Logitech Dual Action gamepad support, force feedback support on the Logitech G920, CMedia CM6533 HID audio jack control support, Nyko core controller support in the Sony driver, Microsoft Wireless Comfort Keyboard support, and more.

The complete list of HID changes for the Linux 4.6 kernel can be found via this pull request.
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