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authorUlrik De Bie <ulrik.debie-os@e2big.org>2014-11-13 17:48:06 -0800
committerDmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>2014-11-13 17:50:23 -0800
commitc6c748ef85c342d2726fc3c91c6a2af313af2360 (patch)
tree8f79c6f7146ba41572d1a33547ce9d7e74e2ca33
parent2d9eb81fdb9f08df3a4b1638c1270a4453b40ac2 (diff)
Input: elantech - update the documentation
A chapter is added to describe the trackpoint packets. A section is added to describe the behaviour of the knob crc_enabled in sysfs. The introduction of the documentation only mentioned v1/v2, but in the last part it already contains explanation of v3 and v4. The introduction is updated. Signed-off-by: Ulrik De Bie <ulrik.debie-os@e2big.org> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/input/elantech.txt81
1 files changed, 75 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/input/elantech.txt b/Documentation/input/elantech.txt
index e1ae127ed099..1ec0db7879d3 100644
--- a/Documentation/input/elantech.txt
+++ b/Documentation/input/elantech.txt
@@ -38,22 +38,38 @@ Contents
7.2.1 Status packet
7.2.2 Head packet
7.2.3 Motion packet
+ 8. Trackpoint (for Hardware version 3 and 4)
+ 8.1 Registers
+ 8.2 Native relative mode 6 byte packet format
+ 8.2.1 Status Packet
1. Introduction
~~~~~~~~~~~~
-Currently the Linux Elantech touchpad driver is aware of two different
-hardware versions unimaginatively called version 1 and version 2. Version 1
-is found in "older" laptops and uses 4 bytes per packet. Version 2 seems to
-be introduced with the EeePC and uses 6 bytes per packet, and provides
-additional features such as position of two fingers, and width of the touch.
+Currently the Linux Elantech touchpad driver is aware of four different
+hardware versions unimaginatively called version 1,version 2, version 3
+and version 4. Version 1 is found in "older" laptops and uses 4 bytes per
+packet. Version 2 seems to be introduced with the EeePC and uses 6 bytes
+per packet, and provides additional features such as position of two fingers,
+and width of the touch. Hardware version 3 uses 6 bytes per packet (and
+for 2 fingers the concatenation of two 6 bytes packets) and allows tracking
+of up to 3 fingers. Hardware version 4 uses 6 bytes per packet, and can
+combine a status packet with multiple head or motion packets. Hardware version
+4 allows tracking up to 5 fingers.
+
+Some Hardware version 3 and version 4 also have a trackpoint which uses a
+separate packet format. It is also 6 bytes per packet.
The driver tries to support both hardware versions and should be compatible
with the Xorg Synaptics touchpad driver and its graphical configuration
utilities.
+Note that a mouse button is also associated with either the touchpad or the
+trackpoint when a trackpoint is available. Disabling the Touchpad in xorg
+(TouchPadOff=0) will also disable the buttons associated with the touchpad.
+
Additionally the operation of the touchpad can be altered by adjusting the
contents of some of its internal registers. These registers are represented
by the driver as sysfs entries under /sys/bus/serio/drivers/psmouse/serio?
@@ -78,7 +94,7 @@ completeness sake.
2. Extra knobs
~~~~~~~~~~~
-Currently the Linux Elantech touchpad driver provides two extra knobs under
+Currently the Linux Elantech touchpad driver provides three extra knobs under
/sys/bus/serio/drivers/psmouse/serio? for the user.
* debug
@@ -112,6 +128,20 @@ Currently the Linux Elantech touchpad driver provides two extra knobs under
data consistency checking can be done. For now checking is disabled by
default. Currently even turning it on will do nothing.
+* crc_enabled
+
+ Sets crc_enabled to 0/1. The name "crc_enabled" is the official name of
+ this integrity check, even though it is not an actual cyclic redundancy
+ check.
+
+ Depending on the state of crc_enabled, certain basic data integrity
+ verification is done by the driver on hardware version 3 and 4. The
+ driver will reject any packet that appears corrupted. Using this knob,
+ The state of crc_enabled can be altered with this knob.
+
+ Reading the crc_enabled value will show the active value. Echoing
+ "0" or "1" to this file will set the state to "0" or "1".
+
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
3. Differentiating hardware versions
@@ -746,3 +776,42 @@ byte 5:
byte 0 ~ 2 for one finger
byte 3 ~ 5 for another
+
+
+8. Trackpoint (for Hardware version 3 and 4)
+ =========================================
+8.1 Registers
+ ~~~~~~~~~
+No special registers have been identified.
+
+8.2 Native relative mode 6 byte packet format
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+8.2.1 Status Packet
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+byte 0:
+ bit 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
+ 0 0 sx sy 0 M R L
+byte 1:
+ bit 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
+ ~sx 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
+byte 2:
+ bit 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
+ ~sy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
+byte 3:
+ bit 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
+ 0 0 ~sy ~sx 0 1 1 0
+byte 4:
+ bit 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
+ x7 x6 x5 x4 x3 x2 x1 x0
+byte 5:
+ bit 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
+ y7 y6 y5 y4 y3 y2 y1 y0
+
+
+ x and y are written in two's complement spread
+ over 9 bits with sx/sy the relative top bit and
+ x7..x0 and y7..y0 the lower bits.
+ ~sx is the inverse of sx, ~sy is the inverse of sy.
+ The sign of y is opposite to what the input driver
+ expects for a relative movement

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