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Re: Connecting a USB Joystick? Or anything else which has a button?

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  • h1rschnase
    ... Slug? I ... open or ... example a ... Hey - that a good idea! :) I use openslug and will try this today. Which application/tool do you use to recognize
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 7, 2006
      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, Joe <nslu2@...> wrote:
      >
      > h1rschnase wrote:
      >
      > >Hi,
      > >
      > >has someone ever tried and successfully connected and polled a USB joystick on a
      Slug? I
      > >tried a "Competition Pro" but didnt managed to make it work yet.
      > >
      > >The initial plan was to attach something to the Slug that makes me able to detect a
      "open" or
      > >"close" condition. I want to use this to start/stop services by pressing a button (for
      example a
      > >button on a joystick).
      > >
      > >Any info is warmly welcome!
      > >
      > >
      > why don't you just connect a usb mouse? i guess this is much easier.
      > do you use openslug or debianslug? i use the big endian debian slug
      > (debonaras) and i have successfully connect a usb-hub a soundcard and a
      > mouse.
      > btw.: i don't have a usb-joystick - so i can't test it.

      Hey - that a good idea! :) I use openslug and will try this today. Which application/tool do
      you use to recognize if a button is pressed?

      Thanks! Marc
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