[Bug 14941] udev not loading joystick module/creating joystick device

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------- Additional Comments From martin.pitt at ubuntu.com  2005-09-08 17:42 UTC -------
(In reply to comment #4)
> Plugged both joysticks in, created device files manually:
> /dev/input$ sudo cat /dev/input/js0
> cat: /dev/input/js0: No such device
> /dev/input$ sudo cat /dev/input/js1
> cat: /dev/input/js1: No such device
> Am I being ignorant, or shouldn't this work?

No, if the kernel does not know the device, randomly creating a node for it
can't work. OTOH, if the kernel knew about the actual joystick device, it is
very likely that udev had already created the device automatically.

The most probable solution is that a module is missing.

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