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Old 12-22-2001, 06:30 PM   #1
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Enabling USB mouse support in kernel 2.4

How do I enable usb mouse support under the 2.4 kernel after installing it? I would also like instructions for installing the kernel update since I'm knew to Linux. I use Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 and would personally like to see more how-to sites aimed at it.
Old 12-22-2001, 06:31 PM   #2
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not sure on Caldera specific but the best resource is the Linux Documentation Project at in which I referred to in your previous post of problems.
also there is a site about USB within Linux at
Old 12-22-2001, 06:38 PM   #3
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endale USB support and also add support for your mouse in Character devices > Mice and You should also have Input core support > Mouse support

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Old 12-22-2001, 06:43 PM   #4
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I know the mouse will be supported, but does anyone know if the same force feedback you get in Windows will also be supported in Linux.


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