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Old 11-20-2003, 06:55 PM   #1
nocturnal
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MS USB Optical Mouse Wheel NA


hey i searched the forum for this but found no helpful posts so i'll ask...

this mouse has worked on all linux system i have used by me adding some lines to XF86Config but now i got a new laptop and got slackware 9.1 on it and since it has no ps/2 ports and only USB2 ports i disconnect the little ps/2 converter from the mouse which is really a usb mouse and use it but now the lines i add to XF86Config don't work, the mouse wheel can be clicked so it seems as if it's emulating 3 buttons or something but not the 4th and 5th that will scroll up and down...
i'll post my current XF86Config file part with the mouse input device:

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
 
Old 11-20-2003, 07:47 PM   #2
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Hi.

Have a look at this:

http://www.xfree86.org/current/mouse.html

If it's not there, it can't be done.

Dave

P.S. The intellimouse bit's here:

http://www.xfree86.org/current/mouse6.html#28

Last edited by ilikejam; 11-20-2003 at 07:50 PM.
 
  


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