[LINUX]No touchscreen in xbmcbuntu - Printable Version
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[LINUX]No touchscreen in xbmcbuntu - curly - 2012-04-18 19:15
This may be a somewhat easy fix but I can't find it here and my brain is fried from trying to just get the touchscreen working in the first place. This is a new install of xbmcbuntu (onieric?) on a MSI all in one WindTop model AE 1900. The touch device is detected as two IDEACOM IDC 6680 id=9 and id=10. Apparently device 9 is my touchscreen since that's the only time I got a response from my tinkering with
RE: [LINUX]No touchscreen in xbmcbuntu - curly - 2012-04-19 14:20
There must be someone who has an idea about where XBMCbuntu gets it's info for X... no?
Does xbmcbuntu even use X? Or is it some SDL thing? Or...?
I have "Enable mouse and Touch Screen support" set to *on* in System > Settings yet, no joy. :-(
Seeing this post unanswered isn't exactly hope inspiring.
RE: [LINUX]No touchscreen in xbmcbuntu - curly - 2012-04-20 12:38
Well, I found a thread, though rather old, that describes a fix for this. I just need to figure out how to make this run when xbmc starts... I guess.
RE: [LINUX]No touchscreen in xbmcbuntu - curly - 2012-04-21 17:13
I got it to work by adding the line from that thread
For the curious (and maybe me if I have to do this again), initially the touch screen was all out of whack upside down and backwards. I got the touchscreen working in openbox (regular X) by adding this stanza at the top of /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-evdev.conf
I also added this bit at the bottom but I'm not sure I needed it:
The machine is an MSI All In One AE1900-B, Atom 330, Intel graphics, IDEACOM touch device.
RE: [LINUX]No touchscreen in xbmcbuntu - dcallebaut - 2012-11-21 20:56
Just for your info. With me the "trick" with the SDL_MOUSE_RELATIVE export does not work with a EETI based touch screens. Been searching for a solution now for almost a year...
Looks like I need a crash course in coding and dig into the core code of XBMC...
Honestly: this kind of issues that get no solution is where non-open source products win upon.