From: Marc Haisenko <Axl@cu...> - 2000-02-27 02:25:37
I'd like to announce some new features of the client:
When you start the client, it searches for a configuration-file, "3Dsiac.conf".
If this file doesn't exist, the configuration-fronend is loaded (it's a
You then have to choose if you have a joystick (enter '1') or not ('0', ignore
If you entered 1, the joystick device is loaded (also plug-in). You are then
asked for the filename of your joystick, this would normally be /dev/js0. The
drive automagically detects how many axes the joystick has and how many
buttons, as well as its' name (well, if you joystick-kernel-module does name it
All those things are written into the configuration file, but now comes the
You then have to calibrate every axis of your joystick (normally 2, left/right
and up/down) :-)
I've tested those functions with following hardware:
-MicroSucks SideWinder Precision Pro on GamePort (kernel-module joy-sidewinder)
- and two SNES (aka Super-Famicom) joypads on Parallel Port 1 (kernel-module
joy-console) /dev/js1 + /dev/js2
... and all works fine :-)
Feel free to test it, and read your joystick-info in 3Dsiac.conf :-) Oh, and
please report any bugs !
BTW: Sorry, I add comments soon, I was too lazy
Stay tuned for some new announcements about input devices, only on your
3Dsia-Mailing-List(tm)... soon to come: The Keyboard And The Mouse :-)
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