Wacom driver install problem

Antonio Rieser tonyrieser at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 19:21:49 PST 2009

Thanks! Your suggestion worked!

All the best,


On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Vulpes Velox <v.velox at vvelox.net> wrote:
> 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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