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Try one of thefollowing to get into yast again and correct Your misconfigured mouse in Hardware settings:
in console: go there with Ctrl-Alt-F1. Type: yast(enter)
in X, with KDE: Press Alt-F2, type in the upcoming window the command "yast", klick on the button "execute".
in X, with KDE: Press Alt-F1, now You are in the K-Menü and You can navigate to the yast-entry.
The described shortcuts can vary because they may change sometimes from KDE Version to KDE Version. I use SuSE 9.3 with KDE 3.4.0 Level "b"
Last edited by [|RoA|]RoadRunner; 08-14-2005 at 05:05 AM.
You could open "/etc/X11/x*" and change the the specified path of the mouse. Paths that usually work are /dev/mouse, /dev/input/mice, /dev/psaux, /dev/usbmouse. It depends on which distro you are using, but changing that should fix your problem.
i initially don't start this thread. But my Computer had create the same problem which found by ceborame.
The YaSt found the Mouse at usb-port again, and ask if i would to configure it automatically. I click on Yes ( with the USB-mouse! ) . All seems okay until i start the computer again. Rest of the story like ceborame.
Now, i look in this thread and try the first tip, which i found it may be useful, and it works.
Thanks, fatblueduck. In the /etc/X11/xorg.conf i change the entry in the mouse section from /dev/mouse to /dev/input/mice. This entry brings the solution. I use this entry in an other distro ( LFS ), so i tried this first.
After XServer-restart YaSt deteted the mouse one more time, but i said yes again to the automatic configuration. My xorg.conf entry still exist and after a PC-restart the Mouse is still in function.
Maybe this helps on ceborame's PC, too?
YaSt sucks again, but the linux community is great.