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Old 05-19-2006, 06:26 AM   #1
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Is Linux2.6 having inbuilt kernel program for USB and VGA?

Dear friends!
I am a new one of device driver field. I want to know abt,
is the linux2.6 with inbuilt kernel program for such hardwares USB and VGA? or We need to write the own kernel program for THAT hardawres? wat abt Keyboard and Mouse?
Waiting for u'r kind info....
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I'm not sure I understand well your question, but if you have a linux distribution with which you can safely play, look for the kernel source directory (it might be in /usr/src/linux) and type make menuconfig (text mode) or make gconfig (gui mode) to view the available device drivers.
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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