legousbtower kernel module

Paul Fox pgf at
Mon May 7 12:19:28 EDT 2012

bert wrote:
 > Hi,
 > I'm trying to connect a LEGO RCX via the RCX 2.0 USB Tower. When plugging it 
 > in, it gets listed with name and vendor in the messages log. 
 > However, /dev/usb/lego0 is not created. The corresponding udev rule is 
 > installed by Fedora's "nqc" rpm, but it relies on the "legousbtower" kernel 
 > module.
 > AFAICT, it does not work because legousbtower.ko is missing.
 > This is both on an XO-1.5 (11.3.0) and a 1.75 (11.3.1). The latter at least 
 > creates an entry in /dev while plugged in, but it's a generic usb one. On the 
 > former I don't see any dev node created when plugging in.
 > Am I doing something wrong, or is it really just that the OLPC kernel is 
 > missing that module? If so, where can I get it? Or do I have to try compiling 
 > myself?

i think the kernel is really missing that module.  i'd never heard
of it until just now.

i'll see if we can get an rpm built for 11.3.0 and 11.3.1.  (and 12.1.0)


 > Thanks!
 > - Bert -
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