I (somewhat successfully) tried to install QNX on my machine, but
am currently faced with a number of problems, so here’s the
QNX is installed on a dedicated partition on the following
Mainboard: DFI AK76-SN (AMD 761/Via 686B), 256 MB DDR-RAM
CPU: Athlon (C) 1400 MHz
HD: IBM 40Gig (IC35…)
Gfx: Typhoon (==noName) TNT2 card
Net: Tulip 21041 based
Logitech Cordless Desktop and an USB Mouse
Here’s the situation:
Whenever I boot into QNX I have to manually disable the
Plug’n’Play enumerator (F11-F2) or the machine will hang infinitely while
displaying “Scanning devices”.
After booting, I have no mouse (I know I have to manually
configure the USB mouse, but the cordless mouse is a PS/2 device which
as far as I understand should be recognized automatically), only
VESA video modes and the network card isn’t recognized either.
The funniest thing is that I can manually get both the network
and graphics card to work by loading the drivers manually and
specifying the relevant pci and vendor IDs.
While this solution is satisfactory (if not ideal) for the
network card, it is a pain for the gfx card since every time I
boot I am back to the old VESA modes (I actually get the config
screen that appears when starting photon for the very first time).
Due to lack of documentation in the knowledge base I did not find
a way to get the PS/2 mouse to work (inputtrap simply returns
nothing), the usb mouse does of course work once I logged into
the first desktop session (devu-uhci and devu-mouse are started
in rc.local, devi-hirun from phapps).
Oh, did I mention that the relevant PCI IDs for the gfx and
network card do match the appropriate entries in the enumerator
Any help is appreciated, but especially (in order of preference):
A way to get QNX to boot without interference on my behalf.
A way to get the automatic hardware recognition/configuration to
work on my setup.
A way to completely disable the automatic stuff so I can at least
manually tell QNX to use what I know is there and proven to work.
A way to get the PS/2 mouse to work.
A way to get the USB mouse to work even sooner so it is available
on the login screen.