inputattach man page

inputattach — attach a serial line to an input-layer device

Synopsis

inputattach [--daemon] [--always] [--noinit] [--baud baud>] <mode> <device>

Description

inputattach attaches a serial line to an input-layer device via a line discipline.

Exactly one of the available modes must be specified on the command line.

Options

--daemon

Forks into the background.

--always

Ignore initialization failures when attaching the device.

--noinit

Skip device initialization.

--baud

Specify the baud rate to use. (This is only necessary if the default rate is incorrect.)

Modes

-dump, --dump

Just enable device.

-eeti, --eetiegalax

EETI eGalaxTouch.

-ep, --easypen

Genius EasyPen 3x4 tablet.

-elo3b, --elo261-280

ELO Touchscreen, 3-byte mode.

-elo4b, --elo271-140

ELO touchscreen, 4-byte mode.

-elo6b, --elo4002

ELO touchscreen, 6-byte mode.

-elo, --elotouch

ELO touchscreen, 10-byte mode.

-fjt, --fujitsu

Fujitsu serial touchscreen.

-ipaq, --h3600ts

Ipaq h3600 touchscreen.

-ham, --hampshire

Hampshire touchscreen.

-ifor, --iforce

I-Force joystick or wheel.

-ms3, --intellimouse

Microsoft IntelliMouse.

-lk, --lkkbd

DEC LK201 / LK401 keyboards.

-mag, --magellan

Magellan / SpaceMouse.

-bare, --microsoft

2-button Microsoft mouse.

-mmw, --mmwheel

Logitech mouse with 4-5 buttons or a wheel.

-mman4, --mouseman4

4-button Logitech / Genius mouse.

-mman, --mouseman

3-button Logitech / Genius mouse.

-msc, --mousesystems

3-button Mouse Systems mouse.

-ms, --mshack

3-button mouse in Microsoft mode.

-mtouch, --mtouch

MicroTouch (3M) touchscreen.

-newt, --newtonkbd

Newton keyboard.

-pm3k, --penmount3000

PenMount 3000 touchscreen.

-pm6k, --penmount6000

PenMount 6000 touchscreen.

-pmm1, --penmount6250

PenMount 6250 touchscreen.

-pm9k, --penmount9000

PenMount 9000 touchscreen.

-ps2m, --ps2mult

PS/2 serial multiplexer.

-ps2ser, --ps2serkbd

PS/2 via serial keyboard.

-sbl, --spaceball

SpaceBall 2003 / 3003 / 4000 FLX.

-orb, --spaceorb

SpaceOrb 360 / SpaceBall Avenger.

-sting, --stinger

Gravis Stinger.

-ipaqkbd, --stowawaykbd

Stowaway keyboard.

-skb, --sunkbd

Sun Type 4 and Type 5 keyboards.

-sun, --sunmouse

3-button Sun mouse.

-taos, --taos-evm

TAOS evaluation module.

-t213, --touchit213

Sahara Touch-iT213 Tablet PC.

-tr, --touchright

Touchright serial touchscreen.

-tw, --touchwin

Touchwindow serial touchscreen.

-tsc, --tsc

TSC-10/25/40 serial touchscreen.

-twidjoy, --twiddler-joy

Handykey Twiddler used as a joystick.

-twid, --twiddler

Handykey Twiddler chording keyboard.

-vs, --vsxxx-aa

DEC VSXXX-AA / VSXXX-GA mouse and VSXXX-A tablet.

-w8001, --w8001

Wacom W8001 pen and/or touch devices. The default baud rate, 38400bps, allows for touch-only or pen and touch devices; for pen-only devices, "--baud 19200" must be specified.

-wacom_iv, --wacom_iv

Wacom protocol IV tablet.

-war, --warrior

WingMan Warrior.

-zhen, --zhen-hua

Zhen Hua 5-byte protocol.

Authors

inputattach was written by Vojtech Pavlik and Arndt Schoenewald, and improved by many others; see the linuxconsole tools documentation for details.

This manual page was written by Stephen Kitt <steve@sk2.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

Referenced By

evtest(1), ldattach(8).

January 9, 2016 inputattach