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Linux 5.7 Adding Infrastructure To See Better Out-Of-The-Box Touchscreen Support

Mar 23, 2020, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

In the case of some touchscreens the lack of working out-of-the-box support isn't for lacking a Linux driver but rather not having the necessary firmware in place that's needed by the driver. Unfortunately some touchscreen hardware vendors haven't signed off on allowing their firmware binaries to be redistributed as part of linux-firmware.git, the centralized source for Linux device microcode/firmware files.

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