Bug 439608 - sidewinder.c: unknown joystick device detected
sidewinder.c: unknown joystick device detected
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Reported: 2008-03-29 12:03 EDT by Fred Wittekind IV
Modified: 2008-05-25 09:54 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.6.25.3-18.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-05-25 09:54:16 EDT
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Description Fred Wittekind IV 2008-03-29 12:03:55 EDT
Description of problem:
sidewinder.c: unknown joystick device detected on pci0000:01:08.1/gameport0,
contact <vojtech@ucw.cz>
sidewinder.c: ID packet, 48 bits. [fbffffffffff]
sidewinder.c: Data packet, 16 bits. [bfff]


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Linux nova.dragon 2.6.24.3-50.fc8 #1 SMP Thu Mar 20 14:47:10 EDT 2008 i686
athlon i386 GNU/Linux

Microsoft Sidewinder gamepad Model: 90873

01:08.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port (rev 05)
        Subsystem: Creative Labs Gameport Joystick
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32
        I/O ports at d400 [size=8]
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 1


How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect Sidewinder gamepad
2. modprobe sidewinder
3. dmesg
  
Actual results:
sidewinder.c: unknown joystick device detected on pci0000:01:08.1/gameport0,
contact <vojtech@ucw.cz>
sidewinder.c: ID packet, 48 bits. [fbffffffffff]
sidewinder.c: Data packet, 16 bits. [bfff]

Expected results:
Sidewinder gamepad detected, and registered with joystick driver.

Additional info:
/usr/share/doc/kernel-doc-2.6.23/Documentation/input/joystick.txt lists this
hardware as a supported device.
251:* Microsoft SideWinder GamePad (up to four, chained)

Sent email to address listed in dmesg, no response.
Comment 1 Fred Wittekind IV 2008-05-25 09:54:16 EDT
Appears to be corrected in Fedora 9.

Dmesg output:
input: Microsoft SideWinder GamePad as
/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:04.0/0000:01:04.1/gameport0/input/input7


Kernel Version:
Linux nova.dragon 2.6.25.3-18.fc9.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 13 04:54:47 EDT 2008
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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