Wacom driver install problem

Vulpes Velox v.velox at vvelox.net
Sat Jan 24 06:24:28 PST 2009

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009 17:21:33 -0500
Antonio Rieser <tonyrieser at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm running FreeBSD 7.1 on an Acer Aspire 1680 laptop.  I just
> installed the FreeBSD Wacom driver (with the kernel module) from
> the ports collection for use with a Wacom Bamboo USB graphics
> tablet.  The driver works great, and notices pressure sensitivity,
> button shortcuts, etc, but when I reboot, the tablet is initially
> recognized only as a mouse.  In the startup messages, I noticed
> that the tablet is found before the 'wacom start' message.
> If I unplug and replug the tablet, then restart X, it works fine
> again. Does anyone know how to force 'start wacom' before looking
> for the tablet?
> Also, how do I make the settings I change using xsetwacom return
> after I logout and log back in?

I would put 'uwacom_load="YES"' in '/boot/loader.conf'. That looks
like it should work from the looks of '/usr/local/etc/rc.d/wacom'.
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