Next meeting

Michael Still mikal at
Mon Nov 4 09:09:57 EST 2002

On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Brad Hards wrote:

> On Mon, 4 Nov 2002 08:39, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> > I for one would like to hear about how to write a device driver for a
> > USB device (eg: enough to let me figure out how to make a Microsoft
> > SideWinder Game Voice or Microsoft SideWinder Strategic Commander behave
> > the same/similar way in Linux as they do in Windows).
> OK. I can talk about this.
> Note that the problems you're talking about are "mostly userspace" thing to
> actually implement, and don't have much to do with USB. It is really the
> input subsystem that matters.
> Proposed talk:
> * I'll discuss the kernel input implementation as a bit of background, maybe a
> couple of trivial example drivers.
> * Intro to the event interface, mainly through example code.
> * Two minute discussion of the USB HID device interface, and why it is
> different, what you might use it for.
> After the talk:
> * A bit of free-play hacking - bring USB toys.

With slides available online after? What sort of USB toys are still poorly
supported by the 2.5 kernel tree?



Michael Still (mikal at     UTC +10 hours

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