wacom touch and pen not automatically seen by X/devd

Mathias Picker Mathias.Picker at virtual-earth.de
Sun Apr 21 18:26:20 UTC 2019

After installing wacom, webcamd and evdev devd should 
automatically report the wacom touch and pen inputs to X, but it 

I can configure them manually, but since my machine disconnects 
and reconnects the wacom devices when I close the lid, devd is 
recreating them at different /dev/input/eventN and the config no 
longer works.

So, if anyone could give me a hint how to get automatic 
configuration to work that would be great!

This is on FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE r345717 GENERIC  amd64 with 
xf86-input-wacom-0.36.1_4 and xf86-input-evdev-2.10.6_4 installed.
It's running on a new X1 Yoga.

devd is starting wacom:

Danton% sudo ps -ax|grep webcam
34864  -  I<s    0:00,25 /usr/local/sbin/webcamd -i 0 -d ugen0.3 
-B -U webcamd -G webcamd
52178  -  I<s    0:00,25 /usr/local/sbin/webcamd -i 0 -d ugen0.5 
-B -U webcamd -G webcamd
57318  -  I<s    0:00,24 /usr/local/sbin/webcamd -i 1 -d ugen0.5 
-B -U webcamd -G webcamd

The input devices can be seen by evdev:
Danton% sudo evemu-describe 
Available devices:
/dev/input/event0:      System keyboard multiplexer
/dev/input/event1:      System mouse
/dev/input/event2:      AT keyboard
/dev/input/event3:      Generic PS/2 mouse
/dev/input/event4:      Wacom Pen and multitouch sensor Finger
/dev/input/event5:      Wacom Pen and multitouch sensor Pen

User/group is pretty much like I expect them:

Danton% ls -l /dev/input 
total 0
crw-------  1 root     wheel      0xd 21 Apr. 19:08 event0
crw-------  1 root     wheel     0x2a 21 Apr. 19:08 event1
crw-------  1 root     wheel     0x36 21 Apr. 19:08 event2
crw-------  1 root     wheel     0x3b 21 Apr. 19:08 event3
crw-rw----  1 webcamd  webcamd  0x286 21 Apr. 19:08 event4
crw-rw----  1 webcamd  webcamd  0x287 21 Apr. 19:08 event5

but devd is just not reporting wacom to X, only mouse and 

[    50.187] (II) config/devd: probing input devices...
[    50.187] (II) config/devd: adding input device (null) 
[    50.187] (**) kbdmux: Applying InputClass "keyboard"
[    50.187] (**) kbdmux: Applying InputClass "keyboard"
[    50.271] (II) config/devd: adding input device (null) 
[    50.271] (II) LoadModule: "mouse"
[    50.325] (II) config/devd: adding input device Mouse 
[    50.325] (II) Using input driver 'mouse' for 'Mouse'

and that's it.

Any ideas?

Thanks, Mathias

Mathias Picker                        
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