usb in 2.3.99-pre5

Martin Costabel costabel at
Thu Apr 20 01:36:39 EST 2000

Logan Hall wrote:
> hi-
> I just got 2.3.99-pre5 to build thanks to geert, but my usb is all
> messed up.  I have a biege g3 with a usb pci card and a usb kensington
> turboball.  The trackball works with 2.3.99-pre3 and in pre5 is
> recognized but it doesn't get hooked up to /dev/usbmouse.  Is there any
> way i can get it connected to the /dev/ entry? or has the /dev entry
> changed?  Thanks for any ideas.

Do you have CONFIG_DEVFS_FS=y in your .config file? Then you should
probably put devfs=nomount in the kernel args. I don't know if devfs and
usb are already compatible. Lots of other things don't work with devfs,
even if you manage to find the documentation and start devfsd correctly.


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