USB Human Interface Device support

Christopher raccoonone at
Wed Mar 26 01:02:54 CDT 2008

Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> Hello Luang,
> 2008/3/25, Juan Lang <juan.lang at>:
>>  >  There isn't an entry in
>>  >  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\DeviceClasses for
>>  >  HID interfaces, in fact that whole set of registry keys seems to be
>>  >  missing. Is anyone working on patches to make this work, or can someone
>>  >  point me to the function(s) that need to be implemented for HIDs to be
>>  >  setup in the registry correctly? I'm not sure when/how those keys are
>>  >  suppose to be created.
>> Those should be created by explorer; see hal.c.  No one's working on
>>  this that I know of.
> I have been working on hal, but it's mostly moving everything to
> mountmgr so I can get ipods (except iphone/ipod touch) working, if you
> populate control\deviceclasses and control\enum a hid device is
> 'added'. Just copy those keys from a windows installation.
> Cheers,
> Maarten.
Thanks! SetupDiGetClassDevs and GetDeviceInterfaceData seem to work now, 
but GetDeviceInterfaceDetailData causes several errors. I'll look into 
it now that I have somewhere concrete to start.

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