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SubjectRe: 2.6.28-rc9: USB Mouse unhappy
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On Saturday 10 January 2009, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Jan 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>
> > > > usbmouse on 2.6.28-rc with the exact same mouse? (either check
> > > > /sys/bus/usb/devices or even lsusb shouldn't ideally show usbmouse
> > > > loaded at all)
> > > Sorry for the above typo, 'lsusb' should of course be 'lsmod' here.
> > Can you tell me what the status of this issue is, please?
>
> Parag was using incorrect driver -- usbmouse -- (which is intended to be
> used only under very special circumstances) instead of standard HID
> driver.
>
> Kconfig help text clearly states how special the usbmouse driver is, but
> many people still try to use it, probably because of its name. Therefore
> we now have
>
> Author: Parag Warudkar <parag.lkml@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon Dec 22 22:50:52 2008 +0100
>
> HID: make boot protocol drivers depend on EMBEDDED
>
> which is already in Linus tree and which makes the possibility of chosing
> this special driver dependent on CONFIG_EMBEDDED.

OK, thanks!

Rafael


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