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