Re: 2.4 kernel config

Subject: Re: 2.4 kernel config
From: Daniel Eisenbud (
Date: Sun Jan 28 2001 - 12:12:02 MST

On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 11:38:24AM -0700, Neil Jolly <> wrote:
> I think I've narrowed down my 2.4 kernel/Xfree4 problem to incorrect an
> incorrect usb/adb configuration problem. I'm running a biege G3 with an ATI
> Rage 128 Nexus (with the original Rage 64 pro still installed, but not being
> used), and running XFree86-4.0.1, and the new input layer. I rsynced, and
> compiled the latest 2.4 source from The kernel boots and runs
> allright in runlevel 3, but startx fails with /dev/mouse not being found
> (used to freeze with old sources). If someone could point me in the right
> direction for the new input layer configuration (no usb ocard) with the 2.4
> kernel I'd appreciate it. I'm not sure if the Ati Nexus differs much from the
> older Ati 128s or not, comments anyone?

You should be using /dev/input/mouse0, probably, which emulates a PS/2


Daniel E. Eisenbud

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