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Is it possible to use a module (wacom) from a more recent kernel ? My current kernel is 3.1.2 and the module is from kernel 3.4rc4.

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It varies, sometimes the dependencies of a kernel module has changed too much but for the wacom module it does not matter.

By the way, you can get the wacom kernel module source from I recommend you to use DKMS for building custom kernel modules. I've packaged a package for Ubuntu: If you're not familiar with Ubuntu or Debian packaging, the .debian.tar.gz file contains packaging scripts.

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So, if I compile only the wacom module it may work ? by the way i am using opensuse and i am trying to make Intuos5 tablet work. – igor012 Apr 24 '12 at 14:35
It should work, the kernel requirements are still like 2.6.37 – Lekensteyn Apr 24 '12 at 14:47

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