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Old 07-21-2005, 07:52 PM   #1
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razor boomslang


lookin into buying a new mouse
had a boomslang a few years ago
but lookin into the razor boomslang now
anyone have one?
anything difrent to setup in xorg or xf86
as far as side buttons(7)then otehr usb mice ?
How do ya like it?

Thanks
Spooge
 
Old 07-22-2005, 07:01 AM   #2
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I would think the setup would be the same as any other mouse with side buttons. I do have a question though, where did you find Boomslangs still for sale? I've been looking for one myself, but I can only find the new Vipers. I heard rumor that the Boomslangs weren't available any more.
 
Old 07-22-2005, 08:22 AM   #3
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I know new-egg has the razor boomslangs
for $43, where at the boomslang site they're
$59.

Gonna get my game back on!
I have plenty of time again, now
that my wife has passed away.

I'll order one, and post back.

Spooge
 
Old 07-22-2005, 08:46 AM   #4
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I'm truly sorry to hear about your wife.

I still don't see the Boomslang. All I can find is the Viper or the Diamondback. I had an old Boomslang(trackball version) and really liked the feel of it. I'd love to get an optical version. I tried a Viper at the store the other day but I didn't like it. It had rough edges on it, although the action was smooth.
 
Old 07-22-2005, 10:29 PM   #5
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thanks

i was refering to the razor(diamondback) boomslang
i dont think you can get the old mice anymore

boomslang store

its definatly not as nice as the the ol ball mouse
( my brother just got one) side buttons suk
but action is there !


wife tributes
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my nuked wife tribute/family info
Eye bank tribute to my wife of 20yrs 15min

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Old 07-24-2005, 10:10 PM   #6
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well i have my new razor diamondback mouse
original mouse settings dont work
button3 seems to like the left button
and rightside button nothing

my .xinitrc:
Code:
xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5"
imwheel -k -b "67"
my xorg.conf:
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier	"Mouse1"
    Driver	"mouse"
    Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    Option "Buttons" "7"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"

#   Option "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
will post when i get my homework done on this one!
 
Old 07-25-2005, 06:15 AM   #7
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That has 2 buttons on each side right? For a total of 7 buttons plus wheel up and wheel down. Wouldn't that make ZAxisMapping 8 9? I'm still learning this kinda stuff...

Like this?
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier	"Mouse1"  
 Driver	"mouse" Option  
 "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"  
Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"  
Option "Buttons" "9" 
Option "ZAxisMapping" "8 9"

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Old 07-25-2005, 12:36 PM   #8
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ok i took the day off from work just to get this mouse working !
naa_________Work suks, and i need to get this mouse working
ok my boss suks err umm under major depression
loose the excuses

With:
Code:
Option "ZAxisMapping" "8 9"
what i'm finding is all this does is place where in your
Xmodmap line
Code:
xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 4 5"
the scrolwheel button numbers will be( position 8 9. the last 2)
as long as the option
Code:
 Option "Buttons" "9"
the number of buttons defined

This mouse uses 4 and 5 for scroll
Like most others

So with the above "ZAxisMapping" "8 9"
and
xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 4 5"

8 9 uses the last #s in the xmodmap command
freeing up the other positions before

Side buttons
(Not concerned too much about the right side now)
with the above xmodmap line
the left side button gives me :

Pressing
Code:
ButtonRelease event, serial 30, synthetic NO, window 0x2a00001,
    root 0x127, subw 0x2a00002, time 903678, (51,24), root:(893,561),
    state 0x1000, button 5, same_screen YES
Release
Code:
ButtonRelease event, serial 30, synthetic NO, window 0x2a00001,
    root 0x127, subw 0x2a00002, time 905625, (51,24), root:(893,561),
    state 0x0, button 7, same_screen YES
[Edit:
The above shows where I didn't notice 2 buttons each side
end edit]

Will update and edit
This isnt just the oL explorer2/imps imwheel standard setup

So this is a 9 button mouse
next reply will be my setup !

Quote:
That has 2 buttons on each side right? For a total of 7 buttons plus wheel up and wheel down. Wouldn't that make ZAxisMapping 8 9? I'm still learning this kinda stuff...
Holy Crap2 !
Cromezero just noticed what you posted...sorry

Duuhh



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Old 07-25-2005, 02:16 PM   #9
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So it's working then? All 7 buttons and the scroll wheel?
 
Old 07-25-2005, 03:25 PM   #10
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with:
xorg
Code:
    Option "Buttons" "9"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "8 9"
xmodmap
Code:
xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 4 5"
i get button #s 4-5 on both sides of mouse

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Old 07-27-2005, 09:08 AM   #11
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I'm not sure, but I would think it would be
Code:
xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 8 9 4 5 6 7"
If ZAxisMapping= 8 9.

If I'm understanding it correctly, 1, 2, 3 is standard buttons(left, right, wheel button). Then the next two digits are for the scroll wheel up and down. Anything after that would be extra buttons. So in my example above, 4, 5 would be left side buttons and 6, 7 would be right side buttons. This is, of course, just my theory on the subject. I provide no warranties with my ramblings...

Last edited by Chromezero; 07-27-2005 at 09:14 AM.
 
Old 07-27-2005, 02:43 PM   #12
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well i could ssh from work to home box....

I'll give it a try when i get home and report
 
Old 07-27-2005, 08:50 PM   #13
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ususally 4 5 are swapped with 6 -7
using imwheel -k -b "0067"
and zaxismapping tells where 4-5 are in the
line
xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 8 9 4 5 6 7"

the above zaxismapping setting for the above would be 6 7
( the positions 4 5 are in)


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Old 07-27-2005, 09:59 PM   #14
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Quote:
'm not sure, but I would think it would be

code:

xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 8 9 4 5 6 7"
with that i'm figuring
Code:
imwheel -k -b "0089"
and with
xmodmap -pp
i get
Code:
root@nemo:~# xmodmap -pp
There are 9 pointer buttons defined.

    Physical        Button
     Button          Code
        1              1
        2              2
        3              3
        4              8
        5              9
        6              4
        7              5
        8              6
        9              7
i've found xmodmap will max at 12 buttons
will try more, but the auschbach is catchin up to me.

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