Joystick setup

August Karlstrom fusionfive at comhem.se
Thu Sep 15 03:08:32 UTC 2005


August Karlstrom wrote:
> I can't get my Gravis GamePad to work in Ubuntu 5.04. Here is what I do:
> 
> $ modprobe joydev
> $ modprobe analog
> $ modprobe ns558
> 
> $ lsmod | grep 'joydev\|analog\|ns558'
> ns558                   5568  0
> joydev                  9664  0
> analog                 11584  0
> gameport                4448  2 ns558,analog
> 
> $ jstest /dev/input/js0
> Joystick (Analog 2-axis 4-button joystick) has 2 axes and 4 buttons. 
> Driver version is 2.1.0.
> Testing ... (interrupt to exit)
> Axes:  0:     0  1:     0 Buttons:  0:off  1:off  2:off  3:off
> 
> During the jstest I get no response from pushing the buttons on the 
> gamepad. Any clues? The above procedure works in Fedora Core 4.
> (...and yes, the gamepad is properly connected to the gameport.)

Found the solution myself and documented it at

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravis_Gamepad


August




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