[PC-BSD Testing] uhidd question

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Apr 27 06:29:30 PDT 2011

On 04/27/2011 09:25, Yuri Momotiuk wrote:
> 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
> 966412619bf15413facb9cb6be861024.jpg
> 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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Good find! I've added this to the base-system for the next 9 snapshot.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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