Still fumbling my way through the Linux maze...
returned the following:
I can't see anything in the startup scripts that refers to the joystick (but I really don't know where I'm supposed to be looking or what precisely for).
to respond to the joystick being plugged in by activating the joydev
"How to Set-up a gameport,gamepad or joystick in Ubuntu"
http://swik.net/Ubuntu/Only+Ubuntu/How+ ... buntu/3iqr
List of gameports, gamepads/joysticks and their corresponding commands
Analog joysticks and gamepads (Most gamepads and joysticks, especially generic ones, work well with this one)
sudo modprobe analog
Logitech ADI digital joysticks and gamepads
sudo modprobe adi
returns amongst a huge long list of files that appear to relate to other joysticks (and icons)...
Logitech's ADI and the Analogue alternative both appear to be present.
So, is there anything in the above that helps determine more precisely what I should be rmmod
ing (research indicates this means: remove module
), checking for strange arguments, etc...?
Thank you all for your help so far (but I am a bit overwhelmed by all the new technobabble).