Linux 4.4 To Support Google Fiber TV Remote Controls & More
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 6 November 2015 at 04:34 PM EST. Add A Comment
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Dmitry Torokhov sent in the input driver updates today for the Linux 4.4 merge window.

New input driver support with Linux 4.4 includes handling the remote controls for the Google Fiber TV Box, FocalTech FT6236 touchscreen controller support, ROHM BU21023/24 touchscreen controller.

This pull request also has many improvements to the commonly-used XPad input driver. New functionality is an event-mask API for evdev. This new event-mask API lets evdev users limit the events they receive. Details on that new evdev functionality can be found via the original patch series by David Herrmann.

Details on the other input driver updates for Linux 4.4 can be found via today's pull request.
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