/dev/mouse

Thinus Pollard thinusp at olienhout.org.za
Wed Nov 15 00:34:16 PST 2000


in /dev do:

    ln -s psmouse mouse

for a ps/2 mouse

and a

    ln -s [serial port device] mouse

for a serial mouse

basicly you just create the /dev/mouse symlink to whatever device your
pointer is connected to. Worked fine for me.

T
----- Original Message -----
From: "andru sprott" <andru at btinternet.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2000 12:02 PM
Subject: /dev/mouse


> hi
>
> k, got xf86cfg workin, but it expects the mouse device as
> /dev/mouse. so i am tryin to use mknod to create a character
> device etc, but the man and info pages don't say much.
>
> how do i create the /dev/mouse device? in the meantime, i'm
> tryin to configure x to use ttys0.
>
> tia
> andrew
>
>
>
>
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