Re: Modules and DevFS

From: John Jasen (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 10:22:19 EST

On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, William Knop wrote:

> >One thing that I've noticed with devfs is that all the old-style names are
> >symlinks.
> Hmm... I have no symlinks until the module loads. Therefore X sees no
> /dev/input/mouse, doesn't ask the kernel for it, the kernel doesn't load the
> module, and DevFS doesn't add the /dev entry. There's got to be an easy way
> around this. Perhaps it has already been implimented, but I haven't been
> able to get anything to work well (manual loading for me).

change your XF86Config file to point to /dev/psaux

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