Bug 1413947 - x200 tablet wacom can no longer be rotated or calibrated
Summary: x200 tablet wacom can no longer be rotated or calibrated
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-libinput
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Hutterer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-17 12:14 UTC by Alexandre Oliva
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:53 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:53:49 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Xorg file showing failure to load wacom driver (32.43 KB, text/plain)
2017-01-24 20:12 UTC, sdh4
no flags Details
Xorg logs while running f24 (xsetwacom and calibration work) (28.50 KB, text/plain)
2017-01-30 02:42 UTC, Alexandre Oliva
no flags Details
Xorg logs while running f25 (xsetwacom and calibration do NOT work) (34.89 KB, text/plain)
2017-01-30 02:44 UTC, Alexandre Oliva
no flags Details

Description Alexandre Oliva 2017-01-17 12:14:34 UTC
Description of problem:
After upgrading from a F24-ish system to a F25-ish one, the wacom tablet built into a thinkpad x200t can no longer be rotated or calibrated.  xsetwacom --list devices does not list any device any more, and diffs in the X11 logs suggest libinput has taken over some of these devices.  xinput names both the pen and the eraser, but that doesn't seem to be enough for such essential functionality as rotation to be exposed through xsetwacom.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
2.xsetwacom --list devices
3.xsetwacom --set "<device name>" rotate cw
4.Start wacom calibration in the settings panel

Actual results:
1.The devices are listed (as expected)
2.No devices are listed
3.Rotation does not seem to be possible any more
4.The wacom settings panel says there isn't any wacom tablet connected to the system

Expected results:
1.The devices are listed
3.I suppose there might be some xinput command that would accomplish rotation, but it would be nice if xsetwacom's simple command would still work, even if using a different underlying interface
4.Calibration and other settings

Additional info:

Comment 1 Peter Hutterer 2017-01-17 22:51:38 UTC
xsetwacom is a tool that only works with the xorg-x11-drv-wacom driver, see https://who-t.blogspot.com.au/2016/12/the-future-of-xinput-xmodmap-setxkbmap.html

rotation for the device can still be applied manually by adjusting the matrix, see e.g.:

GNOME hasn't been updated yet to work with libinput for tablets, so I guess the easiest solution would be to make sure the xorg-x11-drv-wacom driver is available and assigned to the input device. Not sure why it isn't, wacom sorts higher than libinput and should take over any matching devices when installed. Please attach your Xorg.log, that should help determine what's going on.

Comment 2 sdh4 2017-01-24 20:12:16 UTC
Created attachment 1244074 [details]
Xorg file showing failure to load wacom driver

Comment 3 sdh4 2017-01-24 20:17:36 UTC
I am running into this problem also, needing to adjust the sensitivity threshold. Just attached an Xorg log 

(with the latest updates logging seems to be broken -- no Xorg.0.log or results from journalctl. This log file was generated by manually running Xorg from a terminal)

The original Fedora 25 worked fine. With the latest updates the wacom device is not seen by xsetwacom. The Wacom device works fine; it's just not adjustable. Bus 001 Device 004: ID 056a:00ec Wacom Co., Ltd TPCEC

xorg-x11-drv-wacom is definitely installed. I tried downgrading to my previously installed version ( but that did not help. 

Any thoughts? 

Comment 4 Alexandre Oliva 2017-01-30 02:42:11 UTC
Created attachment 1245736 [details]
Xorg logs while running f24 (xsetwacom and calibration work)

Comment 5 Alexandre Oliva 2017-01-30 02:44:00 UTC
Created attachment 1245737 [details]
Xorg logs while running f25 (xsetwacom and calibration do NOT work)

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Comment 7 Peter Hutterer 2017-11-17 00:54:25 UTC
sorry, that fell through.

From attachment 1245737 [details]:
[    94.810] (II) Using input driver 'evdev' for 'Wacom Serial Penabled 1FG Touchscreen Finger'
and the same message for the Pen device.

For serial tablets we ship a systemd service file that uses inputattach to create a proper event node. You then need to use the wacom driver for that node if you want it to work as before. 

The problem is in this line:
[   138.152] (**) Wacom Serial Penabled 1FG Touchscreen Pen: Applying InputClass "evdev tablet catchall"

for some reason the evdev driver overrides the other drivers. My guess is you have cinnamon or mate, or had them installed at some point so now your xorg.conf is screwed up. Check /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d for any mate/cinnamon-related leftover files or links and remove them.

The same appears to be the case for attachment 1244074 [details]

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