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SubjectRe: 2.6.9-rc2-mm4
On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 12:30:39AM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Thursday 30 September 2004 07:05 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > One other question. Isn't /dev/input/mice supposed to be a multiplexor
> > > for mice ? I think I remember some time when I could have both a PS2 and
> > > a USB mouse connected and X pointer followed both. Now if I boot with the
> > > USB mouse plugged, the PS2 one does not work. If I boot with usb unplugged
> > > and plug it after boot, both work; usb mouse works fine, and PS2 just
> > > jumps half screen each time I move it, and with big delays.
> > >
> >
>
> I bet it's USB legacy emulation topic again. Try loading USB modules first
> and then psmouse, should help.
>
> Vojtech, what is the status of USB handoff patches. I have seen several
> variants and so far heard only success stories from people using them. Can
> we have them in kernel proper?

They are already in the -mm tree, but they need to be explicitly enabled
with a boot command line option to have the handoff happen.

thanks,

greg k-h
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