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0x86 07-23-2004 09:19 AM

My USB keyboard and mouse no work in kernel 2.6+ (Debian)
 
First of all, I installed my Debian distro from the Sarge Net Install CD. I could not install kernel 2.6 right off because if I told the installer to use 2.6 my keyboard and mouse would not work (they are both USB). So I installed using 2.4, knowing I could upgrade later. So, I downloaded the 2.6.7 source and copied the config file from my 2.4, then used make oldconfig so to make sure that my needed drivers would be included. BUT when I booted to the new nernel I got to the login screen and my mouse and keyboard did not work... Nadda...

If you need any more information, ask! and thanks for your help! (as usual :P)

0x86 07-23-2004 06:27 PM

Help! There must be someone that has had this problem!

Panquekas 07-24-2004 06:21 AM

See the USB support! That's the reason why..

0x86 07-24-2004 09:33 AM

USB Support? Where? You are going to have to forgive my ignorance I am very new to linux \:P

maritimecn 07-25-2004 02:38 AM

Hope the followed be of some help, although it's from a Chinese forum and the issue concerned is for RH. I have no idea about if there's some differences between RH & Debian.
Anyway, go and ransack the English information in it.

http://www.linuxfans.org/nuke/module...wtopic&t=67777

beren_olvar 08-01-2004 12:22 PM

make sure

#
# USB Human Interface Devices (HID)
#
CONFIG_USB_HID=y
CONFIG_USB_HIDINPUT=y
CONFIG_USB_HIDDEV=y

and could be a good a idea to "make xconfig" to verify that everything its fine
don't know what else could be...


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