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Old 07-22-2003, 12:31 AM   #1
kghoshal
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Thumbs up Scroll mouse not working in RHL7.2


I've a scroll mouse (A4 tech) -but the mouse wheel does not run under red hat Linux 7.2.I've tried a lot to configure the wheel but in vain.Do I need to install the driver for this mouse ?can anyone help

-kaustav ghoshal
 
Old 07-26-2003, 06:13 AM   #2
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Normally this is resolved by simply editing your /etc/X11/XF86Config file. Here's an exerpt from mine, you may have to tinker around with some of the options for yours to work (this is from the Pointer Section or Mouse Section):
Code:
Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

    Identifier  "Mouse1"
    Driver      "mouse"
    Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
    Option "ZAxisMapping""4 5"
The main part of that to note is the ZAxisMapping. That line is the scroll line

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