Re: USB & 2. 4 kernels
Thomas R. Shemanske wrote on Mon May 06, 2002 um 07:51:57AM:
> USB modules (for keyboard and mouse (HID devices)) need to be compiled
> staticly into the kernel (not loaded as modules) so they are available
With some keyboard/controller combinations, the drivers hangs at
boot-time or spews with confusing "timeout" messages if the drivers are
compiled staticaly into the kernel, but work fine as modules.
> at boot time. You can do this with dynamically modules but only if you
> run an initrd kernel (such as the stock Debian kernels).
Bla. Or you put the needed drivers into /etc/modules (as done by
installer when using bf2.4 flavor).
> I have had no problems with USB and the 2.4.18 kernel, but I only use
> mass storage devices.
Well, HID driver are more touchy.
Real programmers don't comment their code. It was hard to write, it
should be hard to understand.
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to email@example.com
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org