Subject: Re: 2.0: ukbd/ums sans wskbd/wsmouse
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/27/2005 20:57:08
Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:
>>Am I just doing something stupid, or will I have to give up having USB
>>keyboards, mice, and audio devices recognized as such if I don't
>>include the (respectively) wscons, wscons, and audio subsystems?
> Since for all of these there is no interface to the devices besides
> the wscons and audio layers, I don't think it's interesting to have
> one without the other. It's not worth any effort to get a device
> probed as "ums0" if nothing else can talk to it. In fact, in the case
> of USB devices, it's positively counterproductive, because if it
> didn't attach as ums0 you could talk to it with ugen.

In the case of ums&ukbd it's even better than ugen, you will
be able to talk to it via the uhid driver.

	-- Lennart