Re: Joysticks in 2.4 Kernel (SuSE 7.2 & 7.3)
Brian Gerst (email@example.com)
Fri, 30 Nov 2001 02:42:04 -0500
Walt Meservey wrote:
> Dear Mr. Pavlik,
> I have SuSE 7.3 installed on my home PC, together with a SoundBlaster PCI
> 128 soundcard (es1370) and a joystick attached to the gameport. The
> joystick is a Microsoft sidewinder, but I also have been equally
> unsuccessful with a generic analog joystick. I noticed your message
> regarding the failure of the MODPROBE ns558 command.
> I have two simple questions:
> 1. IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET A JOYSTICK WORKING with the 2.4 Kernel?
> 2. If it is possible to do it, could you provide instructions or point me to
> some sort of instruction/FAQ page?
> Walt Meservey
> Better Living through Linux Gaming!
The es1370 sound driver handles the game port instead of ns558 for that
card. The sound driver needs to set a control bit on the card to enable
the game port.
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