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Old 08-27-2003, 03:06 PM   #16
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From a terminal, if you type:
cat /dev/input/mouse

Or whatever, when you move your mouse around, you should see odd characters spilling out into the terminal, once you find a mouse device that works for you (spills out characters) that should be the one you use If /dev/psaux worked before, by all means, continue to use that one.

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Old 08-27-2003, 03:10 PM   #17
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hmm I'll copy the temrinal to show you my problem

Quote:
Terminal:

[root@localhost root]# cat /dev/input/mouse
cat: /dev/input/mouse: Kein passendes Gerät gefunden
[root@localhost root]#
[root@localhost root]#
[root@localhost root]# cat /dev/input/mouse1
cat: /dev/input/mouse1: Kein passendes Gerät gefunden
[root@localhost root]# cat /dev/input/mouse10
cat: /dev/input/mouse10: Kein passendes Gerät gefunden
[root@localhost root]# cat /dev/input/mouse0
cat: /dev/input/mouse0: Kein passendes Gerät gefunden
[root@localhost root]# cat dev/psmouse
cat: dev/psmouse: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
[root@localhost root]# cat /dev/psmouse
and here terminal gives up working...
really annoying
cat /dev/psaux
hmm
nothing...
)xterm?????
all this happened in the console :/

i do not know what to do now (

and my mouse goes on: ?88? 8 ??8 ?88?88 AND SO ON



so:

Code:
[root@localhost root]# cat /dev/mouse
????????xterm(?(?xterm(?(?(xterm    ?(?(
?(
i think this is what you meant with characters #


ok forget this, the mous wheel works
thx to you masterC and mcd

Last edited by Selos; 08-27-2003 at 03:43 PM.
 
Old 08-27-2003, 03:43 PM   #18
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That's the stuff

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Old 08-27-2003, 05:43 PM   #19
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I'm having the same problem.

I was told that since I'm using MDK 9.0 that I need to make sure that I edit the XF86Config-4 file and that the XF86Config file is no longer used after Mandrake 9.0 and above.

This is what my XF86Config-4 file looks like now and I still don't have the scroll wheel funcitonality.

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "MouseManPlusPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

When I cat /dev/psaux I get characters that are spit out the screen when moving the mouse around.

So should I just change "Protocol" to "IMPS/2" and add the line:
Option "Buttons" "5"?

Thanks,
 
Old 08-27-2003, 06:00 PM   #20
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Woo..Hooo..


Finally..

It's working now..
Here's the change that I made to the XF86Config-4 file....

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Thanks,
 
Old 08-27-2003, 07:23 PM   #21
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good stuff, glad i could help! now if only i could figure out my own problems....
 
Old 08-27-2003, 09:08 PM   #22
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What problems?
 
Old 08-27-2003, 09:25 PM   #23
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