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Old 02-14-2003, 05:51 AM   #1
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Wheres the mousewheel?


I just installed Suse 8.1 and my mouse wheel is not working. I have the correct mouse selected in the control panel, but there is no option to configure or test the wheel. It worked fine in Redhat 8 and Mandrake 9. Is it possible with Suse? Thanks,
 
Old 02-14-2003, 05:54 AM   #2
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I used to have the sdame problem under RH8.0
Problem appears a few weeks ago ... and not yet solved.

Is there someone who can help us both ?
 
Old 02-14-2003, 10:24 AM   #3
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okay you'll need to edit XF86Config or if you have XF86Config-4 you'll need to edit it.

You'll find either or both in /etc/X11
If you have XF86Config-4 make sure you edit it because it will be the one loaded.
Use a text editor to open either one you're editing.
Go down to a section that is
in XF86Config-4 InputDevice
with Identifier "Mouse1" under it
in XF86Config Pointer

in XF86Config-4 add these 2 lines
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

in XF86Config add
Protocol "IMPS/2"
ZAxisMapping 4 5
 
Old 02-14-2003, 10:15 PM   #4
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Thumbs up

It worked! Thanks Riley.
 
Old 02-15-2003, 06:43 AM   #5
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Sounds nice !

I see that mention "IMPS/2" which rings a bell to me
What about USB mice ?
 
Old 02-16-2003, 05:05 AM   #6
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Have you tired the snippet above with your USB mouse, I think it should work.
 
Old 02-16-2003, 08:02 AM   #7
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Hi acid2000,

just tried this option ... WORKS !!!!!

Yeeeeeeeeeepeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee !!!!!!!

Thx a lot everybodyyyyyyyyy !
 
  


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