Re: /dev/psaux (was: Re: [SOLVED] status of udev on powerpc)
On Wed, 2004-03-24 at 09:26, Ole-Egil Hvitmyren wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-03-24 at 03:02, Viktor Rosenfeld wrote:
> >>Minor gotcha: I switched the X mouse device from /dev/gpmdata (I had gpm
> >>repeat mouse events) to /dev/input/mice, because I remember reading that
> >>with the new 2.6 kernel more than one processes can listen to mouse
> > /dev/input/mice could always do that, only broken devices like
> > /dev/psaux couldn't.
> Uhm, on every system I have seen, gpm is connected to /dev/psaux when in
> console and XFree86 is connected when in in X.
> From X:
> olegil@olegil:~$ sudo lsof | grep psaux
> XFree86 10915 root 7u CHR 10,1 1016488
> From console:
> olegil:~# lsof | grep psaux
> gpm 19563 root 0u CHR 10,1 1016488
> Are you saying this isn't happening, and that my systems don't exist?
No. For all I know, several processes using /dev/psaux at the same time
doesn't work, and your output above doesn't show otherwise. Where does
gpm go when X is running?
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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