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by xemet
Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Developer's Forum for UNIX and Linux
Topic: Old SpaceBall FLX4000 (serial), please help
Replies: 8
Views: 77366

just if someone is interested, problem was solved. There is a bug in the spaceball.c module that concern the L version of the 4000 FLX (left hand), configuring it as Right hand, the driver works and spaceball can be seen like a normal joystick (and used in all applications in which you can use a joy...
by xemet
Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:20 am
Forum: Developer's Forum for UNIX and Linux
Topic: Old SpaceBall FLX4000 (serial), please help
Replies: 8
Views: 77366

Thank you for your reply. The spaceball 4000 FLX is supported, as can be read in the documentation: ""* SpaceTec SpaceBall 4000 FLX In addition to having the spaceball and serport modules in the kernel, you also need to attach a serial port to it. to do that, run the inputattach program: inputattach...
by xemet
Fri Feb 16, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Developer's Forum for UNIX and Linux
Topic: Old SpaceBall FLX4000 (serial), please help
Replies: 8
Views: 77366

Hello, I discovered that actually there could be a much more simple way (in my case) to make what I need. Because I have a module hal_joystick ready to work that reads joysticks axes, if my spaceball could be recognized like a joystick the problem would be solved. In linux Ubuntu there is a command ...
by xemet
Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:13 am
Forum: Developer's Forum for UNIX and Linux
Topic: Old SpaceBall FLX4000 (serial), please help
Replies: 8
Views: 77366

Thank you very much!

I'm not very expert with C right now, but now that I know it is possible to retrieve the axes values I will study the problem.

Many thanks!

Manfredi
by xemet
Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: Developer's Forum for UNIX and Linux
Topic: Old SpaceBall FLX4000 (serial), please help
Replies: 8
Views: 77366

Old SpaceBall FLX4000 (serial), please help

Hello, I'm a student from Italy, Just yesterday I've got at university an old SpaceBall 4000 FLX (serial, not USB). My intention was to use it to move (as manual jog device) a numeric control milling machine. We use the free software EMC2 ( www.linuxcnc.org) to control our machines. This software in...