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From: James Simmons <>
To: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Cc: Alan Cox <>,
	Linux Kernel Development <>
Subject: Re: PATCH: mouse and keyboard by default if not embedded
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 18:40:26 +0100 (BST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> > -	bool "Provide legacy /dev/psaux device"
> > +	bool "Provide legacy /dev/psaux device" if EMBEDDED
> Now INPUT_MOUSEDEV_PSAUX is always (on non-embedded machines) forced to true,
> even on machines without PS/2 keyboard/mouse hardware. Is that OK?
> So far (compiling, not running 2.6.0-test3) I didn't notice any problems,
> though.

kYes it is fine. That is a PS/2 aux emulator. It turns non PS/2 mice into 
PS/2 mice. Personally I rather have people use the /dev/input/eventX 
interface. That PS/2 hack will go away in the future. 

   CONFIG_INPUT_EVDEV is not turned on by default. It should be IMO.

  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-11 17:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-27 20:03 PATCH: mouse and keyboard by default if not embedded Alan Cox
2003-07-28  7:14 ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-08-08 10:27   ` Rob Landley
2003-08-10  8:42 ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-08-11 17:40   ` James Simmons [this message]
2003-08-10  9:34 Andrey Borzenkov
2003-08-10  9:51 ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-08-10 10:17 Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-12  9:21 "Andrey Borzenkov" 
2003-08-15 23:15 ` James Simmons

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