At this point, all the usage structures will contain current values for the device, and will maintain it as the device changes. Find More Posts by jimmy I feel your pain. Gets a string descriptor from the device. Sign up using Facebook. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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Find More Posts by SeaZone. Anybody got the original PDF in a place it can be shared? Originally Posted by pan If you need to reset your password, click here.

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Release 4.9 include/uapi/linux/hiddev.h

It interprets input from remote controls. This will basically re-inject these events back into the kernel, but as keyboard or mouse events of your choosing. I make use of those keys on Windows using the same method as I use the foot pedal i. Start by writing a program that continually reads hiddev0 and prints out presses.


So you don’t need to go to the HID level to use the foot pedals. I quickly hacked together a python script to read the hiddevice input and fire events. To see that you can run the evtest program on Debian: All is accomplished with a fairly straightforward Autohotkey script can post here if anyone is interested.

Can’t find /dev/usb/hiddev. How to open HID device?

I feel your pain. The driver is hid-genericso the next step linud to look at the HID descriptor. The llinux returns non-zero when there is no more next ID. Here’s some more information: This can be fixed with a one-line udev rule file thanks to Parlatype developer Gabor Karsay for providing this solution in Parlatype Issue At least for limux devices, the above file also has information about what the kernel parser does with yiddev information, but I’m not sure what happens for hid-generic.

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Post as a guest Name. Engineering and their clones. Post as a guest Name. Please edit your question with the exact lines from dmesgbecause these could give a hint what kind of HID translation the kernel uses. The it’s some kind of generic translation of the raw values using the HID descriptor, so decoding the HID descriptor might tell you something. Linked to from all over the web. This ioctl call returns the HID application usage associated with the hid device. The “hidpage” from the comments has the HID standards, if you want to read those.

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Can you elaborate a little bit more? Originally Posted by pan64 have you checked the device drivers for usb and hid? Find More Posts by jimmy I know what those raw code means: Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware hidfev.