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Old 03-11-2007, 07:00 PM   #1
David Paroulek
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Possible to enable a usb mouse after disabling PS/2 and serial input devices?


My Dell Latitude D600 has an Alps Synaptics Touchpad and Dual Point Stick. The Dual Point stick causes the mouse pointer to become unresponsive whenever I use the keyboard or accidentally hit the stick.

I've tried many different configurations in xorg.conf but can't disable the DualPoint without disabling the mouse or keyboard.

So, I disabled the Input Device Support Mouse, and Mouse Interface in make xconfig and then successfully re-compiled the kernel. After re-booting into the new kernel, I noticed /dev/input/event1 is hooked up to the USB mouse, but using "Device" "/dev/input/event1" inside xorg.conf doesn't work, the pointer jumps all over the place and is unusable.

Is it possible to configure X to only use a USB mouse and totally ignore the Touchpad and Dualpoint?

Kernel:
2.6.19-1.2911.fc6

Output from /sbin/lspci:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82855PM Processor to I/O Controller (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82855PM Processor to AGP Controller (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 81)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 [Mobility FireGL 9000] (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M Gigabit Ethernet (rev 01)
02:01.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ711EC1 SmartCardBus Controller (rev 20)
02:01.1 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ711EC1 SmartCardBus Controller (rev 20)
02:03.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter (rev 04)

Output from /sbin/lsusb:
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 04b3:310b IBM Corp. Red Wheel Mouse

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