Re: kernel 2.4.19 error with usbcore.o

From: Greg KH (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 23:50:43 EST

On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 11:23:40PM -0500, Daya Cooppan wrote:
> Hi
> The default for the USB section is to included USB support (y) in the
> kernel. I am assuming the usbcore.o got incorporated into the kernel
> build tree during [make dep; make bzImage; make modules; make
> modules_install]. I continued to get mousedev errors ...verified that I
> had mouse support, hid support, uhci support, all this look good. As
> soon as I changed "USB Support" from (y) to (m), i.e. made usbcore.o a
> loadable module WALLA! usb devices started to work. Question: Is there a
> bug with (y) support for "USB Support" ?

No, you need to set CONFIG_INPUT to y if you are also selecting the HID
driver to be compiled into the kernel. That should solve your problem.


greg k-h
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