[PC-BSD Testing] Support for Dell ST2220T Touchscreen

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Feb 6 09:01:52 PST 2012


On Feb 6, 2012, at 5:31 AM, Arthur wrote:

> On 02/06/2012 6:08 AM, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
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>> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 04:45, Daniel Byrnes <mrdbyrnes at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>> Hi,
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>> I have just installed isotope 9.0 with a Dell ST2220T USB touchscreen connected. During install the touchscreen is not identified.
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>> Does anyone have any suggestion on how I can get this touchscreen working. The output from usbconfig and xorg.conf is below.
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>> I did not hear as yet if FreeBSD has drivers for Touchpanels/screens. Maybe I have just been asleep and missed that discussion. 
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> Yes, I vaguely remember that the support for touch stuff comes in later versions of x-org server. Does this ring a bell with anyone else?

I've heard reports from several people that confirm this.  They got a new machine with a touch screen, installed X and it just worked.

Of course, there's lots of different sorts of touch screens, so your milage may vary.

Warner

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