inputattach - attach a serial line to an input-layer device


   inputattach  [--daemon]  [--always]  [--noinit]  [--baud  baud>] <mode>


   inputattach attaches a serial line to an input-layer device via a  line

   Exactly  one  of  the  available modes must be specified on the command


          Forks into the background.

          Ignore initialization failures when attaching the device.

          Skip device initialization.

   --baud Specify the baud rate to use. (This is  only  necessary  if  the
          default rate is incorrect.)

   -dump, --dump
          Just enable device.

   -eeti, --eetiegalax
          EETI eGalaxTouch.

   -ep, --easypen
          Genius EasyPen 3x4 tablet.

   -elo3b, --elo261-280
          ELO Touchscreen, 3-byte mode.

   -elo4b, --elo271-140
          ELO touchscreen, 4-byte mode.

   -elo6b, --elo4002
          ELO touchscreen, 6-byte mode.

   -elo, --elotouch
          ELO touchscreen, 10-byte mode.

   -fjt, --fujitsu
          Fujitsu serial touchscreen.

   -ipaq, --h3600ts
          Ipaq h3600 touchscreen.

   -ham, --hampshire
          Hampshire touchscreen.

   -ifor, --iforce
          I-Force joystick or wheel.

   -ms3, --intellimouse
          Microsoft IntelliMouse.

   -lk, --lkkbd
          DEC LK201 / LK401 keyboards.

   -mag, --magellan
          Magellan / SpaceMouse.

   -bare, --microsoft
          2-button Microsoft mouse.

   -mmw, --mmwheel
          Logitech mouse with 4-5 buttons or a wheel.

   -mman4, --mouseman4
          4-button Logitech / Genius mouse.

   -mman, --mouseman
          3-button Logitech / Genius mouse.

   -msc, --mousesystems
          3-button Mouse Systems mouse.

   -ms, --mshack
          3-button mouse in Microsoft mode.

   -mtouch, --mtouch
          MicroTouch (3M) touchscreen.

   -newt, --newtonkbd
          Newton keyboard.

   -pm3k, --penmount3000
          PenMount 3000 touchscreen.

   -pm6k, --penmount6000
          PenMount 6000 touchscreen.

   -pmm1, --penmount6250
          PenMount 6250 touchscreen.

   -pm9k, --penmount9000
          PenMount 9000 touchscreen.

   -ps2m, --ps2mult
          PS/2 serial multiplexer.

   -ps2ser, --ps2serkbd
          PS/2 via serial keyboard.

   -pulse8-cec, --pulse8-cec
          Pulse Eight HDMI CEC dongle.

   -sbl, --spaceball
          SpaceBall 2003 / 3003 / 4000 FLX.

   -orb, --spaceorb
          SpaceOrb 360 / SpaceBall Avenger.

   -sting, --stinger
          Gravis Stinger.

   -ipaqkbd, --stowawaykbd
          Stowaway keyboard.

   -skb, --sunkbd
          Sun Type 4 and Type 5 keyboards.

   -sun, --sunmouse
          3-button Sun mouse.

   -taos, --taos-evm
          TAOS evaluation module.

   -t213, --touchit213
          Sahara Touch-iT213 Tablet PC.

   -tr, --touchright
          Touchright serial touchscreen.

   -tw, --touchwin
          Touchwindow serial touchscreen.

   -tsc, --tsc
          TSC-10/25/40 serial touchscreen.

   -twidjoy, --twiddler-joy
          Handykey Twiddler used as a joystick.

   -twid, --twiddler
          Handykey Twiddler chording keyboard.

   -vs, --vsxxx-aa
          DEC VSXXX-AA / VSXXX-GA mouse and VSXXX-A tablet.

   -w8001, --w8001
          Wacom  W8001  pen  and/or  touch devices. The default baud rate,
          38400bps, allows for touch-only or pen and  touch  devices;  for
          pen-only devices, "--baud 19200" must be specified.

   -wacom_iv, --wacom_iv
          Wacom protocol IV tablet.

   -war, --warrior
          WingMan Warrior.

   -zhen, --zhen-hua
          Zhen Hua 5-byte protocol.


   inputattach  was  written  by Vojtech Pavlik and Arndt Schoenewald, and
   improved by many others; see the linuxconsole tools  documentation  for

   This  manual  page was written by Stephen Kitt <>, for the
   Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


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