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Re: K4 - documentation

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:

> Thats because MAKEDEV hasn't been hacked to support the creation of
> /dev/mouse.
>    I am assuming that
>    settrans /dev/mouse /hurd/mouse --device=com0 --protocol=microsoft
>    settrans /dev/mouse /hurd/mouse --protocol=ps/2
>    fail because there is no /dev/mouse (both serial and ps/2 cases)
> Those commands will obviously fail if /dev/mouse does not exist, add
> --create to the command line of settrans, so:
>  settrans -c /dev/mouse /hurd/mouse --protocol=ps/2
> should work.

Thanks.  It does.  I was fooled by MAKEDEV failing.  I have learnt

Now a couple more trial installations with ps/2 and com0 mice.


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