[PC-BSD Testing] uhidd question

Yuri Momotiuk yurkis at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 06:25:23 PDT 2011


Hello

*The uhidd userland driver aims to support USB HID devices with multiple
Top-Level application collections in one interface, i.e, HID devices with
multiple logical device sharing one endpoint. This kind of devices currently
can not be fully supported by the in-kernel drivers (ukbd/ums/uhid).*
*...*
*uhidd also provide support for multimedia keys found on USB keyboard...*

See more at http://wiki.freebsd.org/uhidd
uhidd is very useful for users with enhanced multimedia keyboards.
With this daemon I had to work that remote control on PC-BSD 8.2 with early
xbmc builds
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But when you use uhidd you must disable usb keyboard and mouse support in
kernel configuration and recompile kernel. Also keyboard is not work since
uhidd starts from rc.conf , so USB keyboard unaviable for example in single
user mode :(((
Do you know something about multiple USB HID devices in single handle
support in upcoming 9.0?

-- 
Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
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