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Re: mouse problem with kernel 2.5.41

On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 09:12:57PM +0200, Boris Schröder wrote:
> Hello list,
> I just upgraded my 2.5.25 kernel to v2.5.41. After reboot I
> immediately realised some changes, as I suddenly had no more working keyboard ;)
> As far as I could find out the input API has been changed.. I compiled
> my keyboard into the kernel and also compiled a module for the
> trackpoint, as I suppose it to be a PS/2 mouse.
> The keyboard works fine, the mouse module loads (psmouse.o)... but the
> mouse refuses to work.
> /dev/psaux does not seem to be the right device
> anymore. According to the API change i tried /dev/input/mice and
> /dev/input/mouse0, but neither of them are accepted by gpm or the X
> server.. they claim that the devices do not exist (they do, I checked
> ;))
> I'm not sure if this is a thinkpad/laptop-related problem or not, so I
> try it here.. if any of you has an idea what I did wrong or which
> device is the right device for my trackpoint now, please don't
> hesitate to inform me...
> And if I just forgot some module or anything like this.. well, just
> tell me :)

There's a new option in Input device support--->Mouse interface -
Provide legacy /dev/psaux device

Where it's supposed to go now, I'm not so sure.

I'm sticking with 2.4.20pre -ac for now...


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