OK...I have Mandrake Linux 6.5 but have a USB Logitech Wingman Gaming mouse. I went and downloaded a 2.3.x kernel (yes I know it's experimental, blah blah blah---I'm not new to computers, just to linux, and it's a dual boot system, not too worried). I am having trouble compiling the kernel- I think. I to a make config, then a make dev, then a make zImage. make zImage does not finish---I get an error, the first time it was in the FS (file system?) section...redid make config with some different options, re did make dev, make zImage. still won't work. Tried several different configurations, still not getting anything. Anybody know of an easier way to get USB mouse support?
Last lines on screen:
drivers/block/block.a drivers/char/char.a drivers/msic/misc.a
drivers/net/net.a drivers/cdrom/cdrom.a drivers/sound/sound.a drivers/
pci/pci.a drivers/pnp/pnp.a drivers/video/video.a drivers/block/paride
/paride.a drivers/usb/usb.a \
/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/lib/lib.a /usr/src/linux/lib/lib.a /u
fs/filesystems.a(fat.o): In function `fat_file_write':
fat.o(.text+0x271b): undefined reference to `update_vm_cache'
fs/filesystems.a(smbfs.o): In function `smb_get_dirchache':
smbfs.o(.text+0x3511): undefined reference to 'get_chached_page'
smbfs.o(.text+0x3569): undefined reference to 'get chached_page'
fs/filesystems.a(smbfs.o): In function `smb_add_to_cache':
smbfs.o(text+0x3720): undefined reference to 'get_cached_page'
make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
NOTE: I copied these "manually"...double checked them but they may be slightly inaccurate. HOpe this helps!