legousbtower kernel module

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue May 8 14:37:29 EDT 2012


On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>
> On 08.05.2012, at 20:09, Walter Bender wrote:
>
>> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> 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 just added it for the next 12.1.0 build.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Daniel
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>> I can talk to NXT and WeDo without the kernel mode... just some udev
>> rules as per:
>>
>> https://github.com/itdaniher/WeDoMore/tree/master/udev
>>
>> I think these rules are already in place??? (haven't tested on 12.x.x)
>
> RCX 1.0 = Infrared via serial (launched 1998)
> RCX 2.0 = Infrared via USB tower (2001)
> NXT = Bluetooth (2006)
> WeDO = USB (2009)
>
> The "legousbtower" module is needed for the RCX 2.0 Infrared Tower.
>
> Including a udev rule might be a good idea though. Currently it is provided by the "nqc" rpm.
>
> OTOH, there is no Sugar activity that uses the RCX, AFAIK. Worse, I don't even know any graphical Linux application to talk to the RCX. Do you?

Will ask the Butia team. They may have done something.

-walter

>
> - Bert -
>



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