Re: /dev/input/mice doesn't work in test9?
Date: Sun Nov 02 2003 - 15:38:41 EST
Hi Andrey :)
* Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@xxxxxxx> dixit:
> > But not char-major-13-32, for example.
> for kernel device == major. It is assumed that complete major is
> handled by single driver.
OK, now all makes sense :)
> But again, mousedev is using range of minors and
> there is currently no established way to construct aliases for that. Short of
> alias char-major-13-32 mousedev
> alias char-major-13-33 mousedev
> alias char-major-13-63 mousedev
> looks rather weird.
But, is it possible? Just guessing...
> > Yes, I'm going to build in hid, but, should I do the same with
> > mousedev (or event, joystick, etc...) or will it work with hid loaded
> > when doing 'cat /dev/mouse'?
> yes you should build it in. Or ensure it is loaded together with hid.
It's easier if I just build it in. No need to mess with
modules.conf for this one. The memory gain for having hid and
mousedev as modules is minimal.
Thanks for all the explanations :)
Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado
Linux Registered User 88736
http://www.pleyades.net & http://raul.pleyades.net/
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