/dev/mouse

Thinus Pollard thinusp at olienhout.org.za
Fri Nov 17 02:31:50 PST 2000


/dev/psmouse (generated with makedev) also works ;) (For my Intellimouse
anyway)

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Lange" <robert.lange at web.de>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, November 17, 2000 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: /dev/mouse


> > I've just installed Xfree86 4.01 and everything seems to be ok. I'm just
> > wondering which device file my mouse is. I have a PS/2 mouse and on my
Redhat
> > system it uses /dev/psaux. This file is not present in my lfs-linux.
>
> /dev/psaux is the right device file for PS/2 mice. You can create
> it with the mknod command:
>
> # mknod -m 444 /dev/psaux c 10 1
> # ln -s psaux /dev/mouse
>
> Read `man 1 mknod` and /usr/src/linux/Documentation/devices.txt for
> further information.
>
> .. Robert
>
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