SDK for embedded Linux?

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SDK for embedded Linux?

Post by ozgungunay » Thu Apr 29, 2010 3:56 am

I'm trying to make a real time controller which uses 3dconnexion space
explorer mouse.
The original driver uses x window and opens a settings window.

* Is there any driver for an embedded linux (without x window)?

* Do you have a sample program(and its' source code) which uses this driver?

Ozgun Gunay

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ubuntu 9.10 (RTAI patched)
gcc 4.1
space explorer

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Re: SDK for embedded Linux?

Post by UtaSH » Thu Apr 29, 2010 6:52 am

Hello Ozgun,

no we do not have a driver that doesn't need the XServer. You can address the device directly if you want. (USB/HID)

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non-X11 HID driver

Post by rhaschke » Tue May 04, 2010 4:11 pm


there is an alternative driver available here:

However, this still uses a daemon process. However, you can have a look at its implementation, which is based on HID.
I have adapted an own driver code, which directly accesses the HID API. The svn repo is here: ... ouse/trunk

It has also a simple command-line demo included.

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