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diff --git a/Documentation/input/event-codes.txt b/Documentation/input/event-codes.txt
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@@ -196,6 +196,17 @@ EV_MSC:
EV_MSC events are used for input and output events that do not fall under other
+A few EV_MSC codes have special meaning:
+ - Used to report the number of microseconds since the last reset. This event
+ should be coded as an uint32 value, which is allowed to wrap around with
+ no special consequence. It is assumed that the time difference between two
+ consecutive events is reliable on a reasonable time scale (hours).
+ A reset to zero can happen, in which case the time since the last event is
+ unknown. If the device does not provide this information, the driver must
+ not provide it to user space.
EV_LED events are used for input and output to set and query the state of