LFS 5.0 and USB keyboard/mouse

S. Anthony Sequeira tony at sequeira.com
Sun Nov 9 12:56:04 PST 2003


On Sun, 09 Nov 2003 12:23:35 -0800, Dale Weber penned:

> On Sunday 09 November 2003 8:58 am, S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
>> Do you have this, or similar in /etc/fstab?
>>
>> usbfs  /proc/bus/usb  usbfs defaults  0 0
> 
> 	Yes, I have had that and other mount points for usbfs in /etc/fstab but I
> always get mount error when I try to mount it at /proc/bus/usb because it
> says the mount point does not exist.  So, I created a new mount point at
> /fs/usb which does seem to work, but still doesn't help my USB mouse and
> keyboard work.
> 
>> You will also need some kind of bootup script, which I assume/hope you
>> have created.
> 
> 	I have just the boot scripts created while building LFS.  The only
> 	additional
> software I have built and installed are the usbutils and hotplug packages,
> which I had to build from the chroot environment.
> 
> 	I've been trying to see how RedHat 9.0 gets the USB devices setup at boot
> time, but have had no luck there either so far.  I figure I must have to
> do something similar for LFS.
> 
> 	It's kind of maddening, since I know I can boot my LFS to a login prompt,
> 	but
> just can't type anything.  So close, yet so far still.
> 
> 	8-Dale

This is a link off the original URL I gave you.  I am sure that this will
help towards solving your problem.

http://www.linux-usb.org/

Good luck.
-- 
Tony




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