My Experience/Challenges with LFS.

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Feb 25 20:09:22 PST 2005


Durk van Veen wrote these words on 02/25/05 22:01 CST:

> Anyone have a good tutorial for getting a serial mouse to work with devfs?
> I've been trying for a while but I still can't get my mouse to be
> recognized...

I'm confused as to what you mean by "be recognized". I use a serial
mouse connection because I have an old KVM switch and serial cables.
I could go buy PS2 type cables and attach the mouse that way (the
mouse I use is actually PS2, but the KVM does the internal
conversion), but I've never had an issue.

I tell XFree/Xorg to use /dev/ttyS0 and it works. What else is
there to be recognized?

-- 
Randy

rmlscsi: [GNU ld version 2.15.94.0.2 20041220] [gcc (GCC) 3.4.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.4] [Linux 2.6.10 i686]
22:05:01 up 1 day, 13:06, 4 users, load average: 0.00, 0.02, 0.00



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