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I have a usb mouse using slackware 10.2. If I leave it the way it is setup by default once I startx my mouse nor my keyboard work. The reason is because it's using something thats not my mouse or something stupid I'm not sure.
I had this same problem before, I just had to point it in the right direction to where my mouse is in xorg.conf, but I can't figure out where it is. I'm using the imps/2 drive, and I've tried:
maybe a few more, I'm pretty sure it was /dev/input/mouse0 or /dev/input/mice before. Could there be any other reason it's not finding the mouse, maybe a driver is not loaded or something, lsmod only shows 2 things, I forget what they are but neither is related to the mouse. How can I find where my mouse is at. I noticed when booting a knoppix live cd, and gentoo live cd(which I am currently typing this on) it finds my mouse at /dev/input/mice
thats the problem /dev/mouse is linked to something that is not my mouse, so when I startx it'll work, but I can't use my mouse or keyboard then, if I choose any of the other options I've tried so far I can't start x it just spits out the no such device.