Re: Modules and DevFS

From: Georg Nikodym (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 11:13:12 EST

>>>>> "JJ" == John Jasen <> writes:

 JJ> 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).

 JJ> change your XF86Config file to point to /dev/psaux

Or /dev/input/mice if you use a USB thang.
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