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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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