----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian K. White" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 3:35 AM
Subject: Re: wireless keyboard with built in touchpad
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian K. White" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Saturday, July 02, 2005 8:33 PM
> Subject: wireless keyboard with built in touchpad
>>I have a VGP-WKB1 Sony Vaio usb, 2.4gz rf wireless, keyboard with
>>built-in touch pad and seperate wireless mouse.
>> Gizmodo article
>> Sony product page
>> better pictures on this japanese page:
>> Like all the others I tried, the keyboard part of this works fine on
>> 5.4-release (what thinbsd is built on)
>> and the mouse is unrecognized.
>> Ordinary usb mice work fine, including when indirectly connected via
>> hubs. I have one slim wired usb keyoard which has a built in 2 port hub
>> and a usb mouse works fine plugged into it.
>> Who can I bribe to get the mouse working ?
>> Can I buy one of these and give it to someone (as in it's yours forever)
>> in return for updating the mouse detection in usbd or in the kernel? or
>> even just figuring out whatever cheap hack would allow it to work like
>> maybe just commenting uhid out of the kernel config like you have to do
>> for apcupsd?
>> dmesg on 5.4-release shows this near the end:
>> ukbd0: Sony RF Receiver, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2, iclass 3/1 kbd1 at ukbd0
>> uhid0: Sony RF Receiver, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2, iclass 3/1 kbd1 at ukbd0
>> I'm also willing to do the usual testing and reporting myself according
>> to someones direction of course but I really want this so I don't mind
>> making it worth someones while.
>> It's a really sweet unit.
> More info:
> It partially works on Linux.
> Xandros Desktop 3 autodetects the mouse (linux 2.6.9 / xorg 6.7.0)
> The pointer works but not the buttons.
> Even xev doesn't show anything at all when I move the pointer into the xev
> window and press the buttons.
> Tapping in the touchpad area doesn't produce a button-press either.
> But the pointer follows your finger just fine.
It works fully, out of the box, on SuSE 9.3 (even the LiveDVD, no manual
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