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Old 10-03-2002, 03:08 PM   #1
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Old 10-03-2002, 03:41 PM   #2
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its GPM and it's reporting that it couldnt find the mouse device. How is your mouse conected to your comp? Ps/2 or serial, or USB?
If its Serial, you need to redirect /dev/mouse to the appropriate serial port. If its USB you need USB support enabled/loaded.
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Old 10-03-2002, 05:28 PM   #4
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Hi,
Well, if you have a serial mouse it should be in /dev/ttyS0 (com1 for windows) or maybe in /dev/ttyS1 (com2).
/dev/mouse is usually a symbolic link[*] to the mouse's file (lets say its /dev/ttyS0). /dev/psaux is where /dev/mouse should point if you have a PS/2 mouse.
So maybe its just a matter of deleting /dev/mouse and making the symbolic link again.

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[Symbolic links are files that points to other files, like "Shortcuts" in windows. If you run "ls -l /dev/mouse " you should see something like:

lrwxrwxrwx blah blah blah /dev/mouse -> /dev/ttyS0

which means /dev/mouse points to /dev/ttyS0

See "man ln" for more info ]
 
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