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Configuring a Gameport Joystick in Linux

Sep 22, 2010, 18:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"I picked up a PC Power Pad Pro at a garage sale, for something like US$0.50. A steal, for 2% of its original retail, right? Except I couldn't get it to work with my sound card.

"I did all kinds of Google searches, trying to figure out why my controller wasn't... controlling. I had the "analog" kernel module loaded, I passed the "map=0x30f3" parameter to it, but I got nothing back. The system log showed nothing about a joystick connected anywhere.

"I tore into the Linux kernel documentation. It was no help. I finally had to help myself, with some imaginative thinking. Was I looking in the wrong driver for the solution?"

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