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    SubjectRe: Fix sudden warps in mousedev
    On 3/27/07, Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> wrote:
    > Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > >>
    > >> And why did the mouse numbers all get rearranged in 2.6.20, e.g.
    > >> mouse1 became mouse2 for many people?
    > >
    > > Input devices are not guaranteed to be stable.
    > >
    >
    > So people with z-axis mice need to redo their X config for each
    > kernel release when the device numbers change? Or should they
    > be using some other configuration?
    >
    > People using this now have X crashes on kernel upgrade because
    > event1 became event2:
    >
    > Driver "evdev"
    > Option "Device" "/dev/input/event1"
    >

    I'd recommend matching on "phys" or individual capabilities bits
    instead of device node. See "man evdev".

    --
    Dmitry
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