Linux Multimedia System

Lucas Raab dotpyFE at
Mon Mar 14 05:28:27 CET 2005

Marek Franke wrote:
>>Just wondering how you're supporting the Xbox controller. I bought a
>>cable and driver a few months back to hook up to my computer. Are you
>>using a Python alternative??
> No, I rebuild the connector to USB and loaded the xpad-driver (Linux),
> that's all. Just the same with the SNES pads (parallel-support, not USB).
> The xpad-driver loads automatically on startup, for the rest I have written
> a little script:
> #!/bin/sh
> #echo Loading analog joystick support
> #modprobe gameport
> #modprobe analog
> #modprobe ns558
> #modprobe joydev
> echo Loading parallel port support io=0x378 irq=7
> modprobe parport_pc io=0x378 irq=7
> echo Loading SNES gamepad support
> modprobe gamecon map=0,1,1
> #echo Loading 2 Button Mustisystem gamepad support
> #modprobe db9 dev=0,2
> After that I will get some new devices /dev/input/js* and they work fine
> with python/pygame.
> Marek
Huh. Interesting.

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