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Re: [SLUG] mouse driver
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] mouse driver
- From: Tony Green <tgreen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Feb 7 14:22:01 2002
On Thu, 2002-02-07 at 13:07, henry wrote:
> Dear Sirs:
> I use "ls -l /dev/mouse" , I get " 5 Jan 3 2002 mouse->psaux"
> There is Minor_ID (5), but no Major_ID .(it's supposed to appear in front of Minor_ID(5) )
> I want to link mouse to another device(say USB mouse instead of ps2 mouse ),
> But after removing the link (mouse)
> I found that I cant "mknod mouse c NULL 5 " .(I try use NULL as Major_ID,but shell said it's illeagal.)
The chances are /dev/mouse is a symlink to something like /dev/psaux or
/dev/ttyS0 etc etc.
Doing a ls -l on the real device, rather than the symlinks will show you
the correct major and minor device numbers.
Tony Green <tgreen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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