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SubjectRe: udev on 2.6.14 fails to create /dev/input/event2 on T40 Thinkpad
On Nov 08, Theodore Ts'o <> wrote:

> .. and the Synaptics driver wants to talk to /dev/input/event2, and
> _not_ /dev/input/event3. But the Debian scripts seem to think that
> the only thing of value to expose is the /dev/input/event3, the very
> top of the stack. /dev/input/event1, and /dev/input/event2 are both
> not showing up on my system once a I boot a post-2.6.14 kernel.
Yes, sure. The current Debian package uses udevsynthesize, which knows
nothing about what happened post-2.6.14 in sysfs.

> Great.... I'll file a bug report to Debian, and hopefully they can
> get this mess straightened out before 2.6.15 (and hopefully before
> 2.6.14-rc1) ships.
Not unless you will send me a tested patch for the init script, since I
do not run rc kernels myself.
(Or at least you will help me with some testing.)

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