Linux 3.18 Improves FocalTech, Razer Sabertooth & Other Input Devices
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 8 October 2014 at 12:04 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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The input subsystem pull request was mailed in on Tuesday to Linus Torvalds for the Linux 3.18 kernel merge window.

Highlights of the Linux 3.18 input changes include a TI haptics/vibrator drv260x driver (DRV2667) written by Texas Instruments themselves, the Xpad driver can now properly identify the Razer Sabertooth game controller, support for detecting FocalTech PS/2 touch-pads, a haptic driver for the max77693, and other changes. The PID/VID mappings for the Razer Sabertooth make it recognize as an Xbox 360 controller rather than generic Xbox controller.


This pull request brings nearly two thousand lines of new kernel code. You can view this new pull request on the Linux kernel mailing list.
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