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Re: [alpine-user] Wacom tablet has stopped working

From: PICCORO McKAY Lenz <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 13:27:18 -0400

i have similar problems,but nomadays there's a older versin of alpine
today i do not havbe anymore that device and i remenber that
the tablet working but the problem is the stylus lagging and
firmware/kernel modules

try to check the kernel modules around wacom* changes, there's an acient
wacom_serial module and a newer wacom and wacom_w8001, that lasted are
equivalent to the firts and must provide access to hardware serial.. adn i
guest in your case..

then to try to enable the pen must use inputattach as does in geento
forums/docs (due the systemd crap there's no much info around.. neither in
alpine wiki) so due that pooor documentation best choice to see are geento
forums (not exactly about wacom tables, but similar ...)

El mar., 8 de ene. de 2019 a la(s) 01:36, fao_ (

> Hi,
> Today after a few months of disuse, I decided to plug in my wacom
> tablet.
> The light comes on, and the tablet seems to detect the pen, however the
> cursor does not move. This bug is present when using the USB cable and
> when
> using the wireless dongle.
> After some digging, it seems that the tablet is detected by the kernel,
> the
> default udev rules are run, and Xorg attempts to load the driver.
> However,
> it fails to open the serial console because:
> > (EE) Serial Wacom Tablet WACf004: Error opening /dev/ttyS0 (I/O error)
> Running statserial gives me:
> > $ sudo statserial /dev/ttyS0
> > statserial: TIOCMGET failed: I/O error
> (Indeed, I get the same result from all of /dev/ttyS*)
> `dmesg` doesn't seem to have anything particularly interesting in it,
> but
> I've attached both dmesg and Xorg.0.log in case there's something useful
> there I'm not seeing.
> Removing the `xf86-input-wacom` package and relying on libinput to
> provide
> access to the tablet, seems to produce the same bug.
> I'm not sure where to go from here, so any advice that you can give will
> probably be useful.
> Thanks in advance.
> --
> - fao_
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