Re: [MOUSE] Alias for /dev/psaux
From: "Andrey Borzenkov"
Date: Wed Nov 05 2003 - 06:04:18 EST
> This patch creates an alias for /dev/psaux so that mousedev is loaded
> Index: kernel-source-2.5/drivers/input/mousedev.c
> +#ifdef CONFIG_INPUT_MOUSEDEV_PSAUX
> +MODULE_ALIAS_CHARDEV(MISC_MAJOR, PSMOUSE_MINOR);
Well if you intend to go this way you have to add aliases for all
low-level mouse drivers, e.g. HID etc. What makes psmouse so special?
And if new mouse driver is added (worst case - off tree) it won't be catched.
I like hotplug approach better ...
Please Cc me on reply.
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