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Old 11-04-2003, 04:32 PM   #1
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Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" won't work


hi..

Well, the subject speaks for itself... I'd like my logitech mouse wheel to work, so I browsed LQ a bit and found out that you must add Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" if you want it to work.. But what can I say? It did'nt help... I still can't use the mouse wheel...

I ran slackware 8.1 before and it worked very well then...
 
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Where did you add it?
 
Old 11-04-2003, 05:41 PM   #3
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under Input Device Mouse.. About there... Uhm, just under Option "Buttons" "5"
 
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Did you specifiy
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"

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Old 11-05-2003, 05:16 AM   #5
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yeah, I tried it, but then the X server did'nt want to load at all...
 
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That happened b/c X won't start without a pointing device
(You can set it up to do so of course but it's not usually set to)

What's the output of:
dmesg | grep HID
 
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oh yes and can you post the whole "input device" section of your XF86Config?
 
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okay, dmesg | grep HID:

root@vallby:/# dmesg | grep HID
usbmouse.c: v1.6:USB HID Boot Protocol mouse driver
hid-core.c: USB HID support drivers


and the whole "Input Device"
# **********************************************************************
# Core Pointer's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"

# On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
# protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:

# Option "Protocol" "Auto"

# The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
# Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
# Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
# MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
# ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"

# The mouse device. The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
# which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.

Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
# Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS1"

# For the mousewheel...

Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

# When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
# the following line.

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.

# Option "BaudRate" "9600"
# Option "SampleRate" "150"

# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button Microsoft mice
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)

# Option "Emulate3Buttons"
# Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"

# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice

# Option "ChordMiddle"

EndSection
 
  


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