of mice and MAKEDEV

Daniel Gryniewicz dang at fprintf.net
Tue Mar 27 15:45:24 PST 2001


I just did
/dev/MAKEDEV mouse
which made /dev/{logimouse psmouse msmouse atimouse jmouse js0 js1}

Daniel

> Ok, having just installed X 4.0.2 I couldn't run it out-of-the-box because
> my mouse (usually located at /dev/mouse, a symlink to /dev/psaux) had not
> been created by MAKEDEV.
> There are two solutions: the latter of which worked for me:
> 
> 1) Run `/dev/MAKEDEV busmice'
> on my machine this just made msmouse, psmouse and a few others that didn't
> work...
> 
> 2) Run `mknod /dev/psaux c 10 1'
> I think this is guaranteed (?) to work...
> 
> Just so y'all know...
> 
> Regards,
> Gary Hall
> 
> 
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