More USB successes with LFS
lfs-support at thedynaplex.net
Fri Nov 14 11:04:02 PST 2003
I finally got around to building X-Windows, WindowMaker, and KDE 3.1.4 under
LFS, so have had a chance to test my USB solution. So far as I have tested
my solution, it is working. My USB trackball works fine in X, with both
I just have to finish polishing up my init script so it conforms to the way
the others work in showing the PASS/FAIL status and such. I still need to
quiet the script down too, so it doesn't spew a lot of stuff we really don't
need to see at startup.
I have not tested my USB keyboard with this setup yet, but I suspect it will
work without too much tweaking. All I had to do to get my trackball working
was to make sure I had the proper devices made in /dev. I just copied the
devices from my RH setup, but that isn't a good solution. I really need to
properly create those devices using mknod and a little script.
All the needed modules are being loaded at system startup now. :D Hmmm, I
guess I am going to have to write some documentation on this now. :)
I haven't decided if I still want to in corporate my USB init code into the
main startup script or not, but right now I am thinking I will not do that.
What I have works, and it does conform to the SysV Init format, so it's a
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