[PD] [hid] input problem: /dev/input/js0 instead of /dev/input/event0

CK chris at lo-res.org
Thu May 19 12:37:48 CEST 2005

hi derek,

I read: 
> My Gamepad shows up on /dev/input/js0, and the HID kernel drivers don't 
> create any /dev/input/event nodes. So the [hid] object cannot read the 
> gamepad, even though it is there. I don't know how exactly this happens, 

maybe you have to create the eventXX nodes yourself but the problem
is that /dev/[event/]jsX gives you a cooked joystick output AFAIK this is
a different protocol from what one expects from /dev/input/eventXX which
is a generic hid device.



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