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Joy Stick Configuration

Posted on 1997-06-26
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I have not been able to get my RedHat (4.1 or 4.2) distribution to see my Joy Stick port.

1. I have an "unknown" I/O card with the Game port disabled.
2. A SB 32 PnP card with a JS pluged into it's game port which works under DOS 7 and WIN95.
3. A 'cat' on '/proc/ioports' doesn't show the game port.
4. 'grep's of the Linux source have allowed me to locate any code that supports the JS port...

Help!
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Question by:steve_r
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cedric earned 100 total points
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Hy,
Take a look at this one, you absolutely need it to have your
joy working. joystick-0.8.0.tar.gz at sunsite or tsx-11.....

cat joystick-0.8.0.lsm
Begin3
Title:          joystick
Version:        0.8.0
Entered-date:   13JUN96
Description:    Kernel drivers for analog joysticks as a loadable module.
                Supports up to two joysticks.
Keywords:       joystick
Author:         asmith@cbnewsd.att.com
Maintained-by:  mrhoten@oz.net
Primary-site:   sunsite.unc.edu /pub/Linux/kernel/patches/console
                12kB joystick-0.8.0.tar.gz
                558 joystick.0.8.0.lsm
Alternate-site:
Original-site:  
Platform:       requires game port
                requires kernel that supports loadable modules
Copying-policy: Freely distributable
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by:steve_r
ID: 1628409
Looks like what I was looking for!  Give me a day or two to check this out and I'll come back to grade the answer....

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by:steve_r
ID: 1628410
Thanks!  Sorry about the delay,  I made a stupid trying to install it....
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