LFS 5.0 and USB keyboard/mouse
calkin at ieee.org
Sun Nov 9 09:01:54 PST 2003
On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 07:29:14AM -0800, Dale Weber wrote:
> On Sunday 09 November 2003 7:12 am, S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
> > That's cool. I'm pointing you at what I had to do to use _any_ usb device
> > in LFS, and as a bonus handle devices at plug/unplug time. I'm not saying
> > that is the _right_ thing to do, I'm indicating what worked for me.
> I got and installed the usbutils and hotplug packages, but am still trying to
> figure out if I need to do any additional configuration to make this all work
> so my LFS will work with my USB keyboard and mouse like my RedHat 9.0 setup
> Obviously I am still missing some critical piece of information and/or
> software to bring this all together. I did look at the hotplug info on
> Source Forge, but still have very little idea exactly what it all mean.
> Another problem I am having is the usbfs file system is not getting mounted
> under /proc/bus/usb - and I have no entry for usbfs at all in my RH 9.0 setup
> so am unsure how this works with respect to LFS.
> I have been searching for information on the web that might help me get all
> this setup, but have not had any real success so far. I suspect there is a
> problem with respect to getting the usbfs mounted, but am not sure. My LFS
> boots to a login prompt just fine, so at least it is bootable and -seems-
> like it would work if I had use of my USB keyboard.
> > Luck, hope you report the results of your research.
> Yes, of course I'll report whatever info I find - especially whenever I am
> able to actually get the USB keyboard and mouse to work with LFS. I want to
> give back to the community I have gained so much from over the years. :)
Do you have the usb supprt directly compiled into the kernel, or as a module?
Maybe try compiling it in directly if currently it is a module.
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