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Old 01-26-2005, 01:41 PM   #1
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controller


i have a Saitek p2500 rumble controler

i play zsnes and mame type games in linux

what steps what i take to get this controller working?




its usb style controller i am using kernel v 2.6.10 w/ gentoo l
i can recompile if needed

thanks!!

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Old 01-26-2005, 02:02 PM   #2
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Re: controller

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Originally posted by citrus
i have a Saitek p2500 rumble controler

i play zsnes and mame type games in linux

what steps what i take to get this controller working?




its usb style controller i am using kernel v 2.6.10 w/ gentoo l
i can recompile if needed

thanks!!
Sorry citrus don't know about that, but you could try checking with the gentoo monsters they can usually point you in the right direction.

regards

John
 
Old 01-26-2005, 06:00 PM   #3
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i don't think this one is a gentoo situation

more of a linux in general situation

i just need like a controller tutorial
or a driver
or maybe a certain program

or prolly all 3

just a little advise from someone that has gotton a controller/joystick working in linux

thank you
 
Old 02-14-2005, 12:10 PM   #4
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You just need to load the "joydev" module with "modprobe joydev" et voila. I tried zsnes with another rumble saitek joypad and it works like a charm.
You can see if it works by doing a "cat /dev/input/js0" which should produce a lot of garbage and even more when you play with the joypad. Hope that helps.
 
Old 02-16-2005, 01:12 AM   #5
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