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Old 02-16-2005, 09:01 PM   #1
weepenguin
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trouble with joystick


i have a saitek cybork evo. i tried to use it in a few games but i cant figure out if i have the drivers or not, or if its detecting at all. were do i go from here?
 
Old 02-16-2005, 10:20 PM   #2
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first thing is to get the module loaded to support the game port on the sound card
 
Old 02-16-2005, 10:27 PM   #3
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its a usb joystick so i dont know if that will do anything
 
Old 02-17-2005, 12:09 AM   #4
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you need to make sure you have support in your kernel or as a module

if you do you should # modprob jdev
or if its compiled in

get a program liks jscalibrator
or something like
or
#
cat /dev/js0 and move the buttons and see if anything happens
 
Old 05-13-2005, 01:20 PM   #5
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i've another problem, i probe my printer port joystick by using
# modprobe joydev && modprobe parport_pc && modprobe gamecon gc=0,7,7,7,7,7
and it worked, but i've to do it again after boot. Can i make it start automatically at boot?
 
Old 06-25-2005, 05:49 AM   #6
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Add your modprobe commands to the bottom of /etc/rcd/rc.local.
Regards
Sharkee
 
  


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