Tablet PC Fujitsu Point 510

Distribution Mandrake 8.2
all packages, except those described below are installed from Mandrake CDs
(downloadable edition)
Input driver Point510 Norbert Wagner Download
Floppy driver David Bateman, Christian Gennerat Download and infos
Window manager: Matchbox  Matthew Allum Download
On-screen keyboard: xkbd Matthew Allum Download
French keyboard layout for xkbd Christian Gennerat Download or view
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jpilot, and irda-utils
(from Mandrake CD)
Typical setup (cf HowTo )
chmod 0666 /dev/ircomm0; ln -s /dev/ircomm0 /dev/pilot
Be careful !!!
In /etc/pcmcia/config.opts
IRQ 3 and IRQ 4 must be excluded, to avoid PCMCIA cards loaded before IRDA starting to share any interrupt.
Start with
irattach /dev/ttyS1


Modules compiled
from kernel source
Configure with
100% Sound Blaster compatibles support
Yamaha FM synthetiser (YM3812/OPL-3) support
Start with
modprobe sb io=0x220 irq=5 dma=0 dma16=1 mpu_io=0x320
modprobe opl3 io=0x388


To do next

Enhance Matchbox:miniapm Run "apm -s", with suid root, when the icon is right-cliked
find a "Graffiti-like" input driver perhaps Xscribble

But now

Mahjongg  plays very fine
Qcad draws fine
Surfing on the Web better when I have only to follow links
Gimp freezes


Don't forget to say how much memory you have:
append mem=24M
Or linux will not start !
# 800x600 @ 72 Hz, 48.0 kHz hsync       50.0 MHz, 48.1 kHz, 72.2 Hz
Modeline "800x600"     50    800 856  976 1040  600 637 643 666 +hsync +vsync
Default window manager = Matchbox
echo "Matchbox" >/etc/sysconfig/desktop
And copy the file 06Matchbox into /etc/X11/wmsession.d
Some installation problems, because the display has only 256 colors, so only web-safe colors are valid.
Will be fixed in xkbd-0.8. Now available in CVS