Saitek X52 Joystick on Ubuntu 9.10 with 2.6.31

Kristopher Kerwin at
Fri Nov 20 15:45:07 UTC 2009

Hi. Could anyone please provide me with some guidance on the problem below?

Thanks in advance,
Kris Kerwin

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Kristopher Kerwin < at>wrote:

> Hi.
> I recently purchased a Saitek X52 flight system (joystick and throttle). I
> am attempting to configure it with jscal.
> jscal detects only three axes (there should be 11) and no buttons (there's
> a lot of buttons; can't remember how many), but it does detect the joystick.
> The device /dev/input/js0 also appears. Also, calibration data from jscal
> and jstest are erratic, and don't seem to respond to control inputs.
> Any help that you could provide would be most appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Kris Kerwin
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