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SubjectRe: udev on 2.6.14 fails to create /dev/input/event2 on T40 Thinkpad
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 10:52:09PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Nov 08, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> 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.

Ugh, you don't use 'udevstart'? Oh well...

Ted, this is a distro issue, not a kernel one. Marco, you are going to
get a lot of error reports about this once 2.6.15-rc1 is out...

Good luck,

greg k-h
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