SRU consideration for LP#218087

Matthias Klose doko at
Wed Jul 2 21:49:31 UTC 2008

Stefan Bader schrieb:
> Tim Gardner wrote:
>> Stefan Bader wrote:
>>> SRU justfication:
>>> Impact: Some tablets do not work right out of the box (rather weak)...
>>> Fix: Backport driver from Intrepid/Upstream. Patch is attached. Changes
>>> are not too big but big enough to make the kABI bump. Yuck. Everything
>>> contained within the four driver files. Possibly only makes sense when
>>> other changes would bump the kABI anyways. Additional benefit, the patch
>>> adds some suspend/resume code.
>>> Testcase: Try to use the mentioned Bamboo device. Won't be found in
>>> Hardy but wil be in Intrepid.
>> In general this doesn't look too bad, though there might be
>> possibilities for regressions. Does this patch have any mileage on it?
>> I'm pretty sure doko has one of these wacom tablets on a Thinkpad,
>> though I'm not sure its a bamboo device. He could at least test for
>> regressions.
> Not much of testing in the report. I asked whether there is more.
> Doko: Do you have that HW (or at least anything that uses the wacom driver?)

I can test on a X61 Tablet PC, if wanted (to see if this one still works); don't
own other wacom hw.


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