maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 9769
The joydev.ko kernel module is missing in the Diablo kernel package
Last modified: 2010-03-31 09:44:52 UTC
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Latest Diablo as of 2010-03-30
EXACT STEPS LEADING TO PROBLEM:
1. Use USB Host mode to connect a USB joystick device
Diablo has the "joydev" module and the joystick can be used with e.g. SDL.
Diablo does not have the "joydev" module
A binary kernel module that works is provided at
Ideally, the Community SSU Kernel should build the joydev.ko kernel module in
its configuration, so that is available by default without having to download
binary kernel modules from a website.
This is slightly related to bug 6492, but bug 6492 is about Fremantle, and this
is about Diablo (in general) and more specifically the Community SSU.
If someone needs to test this, here's a simple C file that uses SDL to test
joystick input: http://thpinfo.com/2007/archive/joytest.c (compile in
Scratchbox DIABLO_ARMEL with the SDL development libraries installed).
The change in the Diablo Kernel config should be as easy as this:
Resolving as Thomas and I agree this would be better packaged separately in