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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] USBHID: Make Boot Protocol drivers depend on EMBEDDED
    Parag Warudkar wrote:
    > On Sun, 21 Dec 2008, Jiri Kosina wrote:
    >> On Sun, 21 Dec 2008, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >>>> So do I get it right that the only reason of the problem you were
    >>>> seeing was that in the 2.6.27 kernel you have compiled usbhid module,
    >>>> which was then used for driving your mouse,but in 2.6.28-rcX you
    >>>> compiled and used 'usbmouse' instead, and therefore this is not a
    >>>> regression?
    >>> Shouldn't usbmouse support two-dimensional mice as well?
    >> Yup, but that's a separate issue on my TODO. I first want to know whether
    >> this is a regression or not.
    > I have always compiled usbmouse as a module - the problem or regression
    > here was that it was loaded instead of usbhid when both were compiled as
    > modules - but I don't think this is a kernel regression, here is why -
    > The problem happened with Fedora 10 - when I booted into Ubuntu 8.10 with
    > the same kernel compiled with same config, usbhid was correctly loaded and
    > mouse worked. So I would forget this as a Fedora specific issue.

    It may well be that Ubuntu has usbmouse blacklisted or employs udev
    rules that force usbhid to be loaded before usbmouse.

    On Mandriva it was handled in a similar way, before usbmouse was
    disabled from the kernel (no reason to have it in a "normal" kernel).

    > Thanks for the pointers.

    Anssi Hannula

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