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Re: Installing a joystick



On my 7.3 system, all I had to do was:
modprobe joydev
modprobe analog

after doing the above, jstest /dev/js0 showed me it was working.

all the above done as root, btw.

hth,
Ron

On Sun, 2002-12-08 at 13:48, Brenden Towey wrote:
> Hey all, this is a lot less critical than I most of the missives here, 
> but I'm looking for help installing a joystick on my 7.3 system.
> 
> I think I have all the drivers now (joydev and adi in addition to 
> emul10k) and I found instructions on the joydev home page for installing 
> and testing, and there's good instructions in 
> /usr/src/linux/Documentation too, BUT.....
> 
> The instructions I have tell me to go to /dev and make nodes directly. 
> This seems very primative.  Is there a better way?
> 
> I can't find any setup scripts /etc/... for joysticks (and I search very 
> throughly w/ find /etc | xargs grep).  Can someone points me at some 
> nice way to configure a joystick on start up?  Or is make node really my 
> best bet?
> 
> Thanks for any help you can provide,
> Brenden
> 
> 
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