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Old 02-17-2004, 04:46 AM   #1
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a 3 button mouse


i have a 3 button mouse but the roller doesn't work
what to do?
 
Old 02-17-2004, 04:52 AM   #2
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configure it to work.

what distro are you using?
 
Old 02-17-2004, 04:56 AM   #3
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i'm using redhat8.0
plz what to do exactly?
 
Old 02-17-2004, 04:59 AM   #4
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You want to make sure that you have the right settings for you mouse. You should have it setup as a IMPS/2. Or basically your XF86Config where the mouse is looks like this:


Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxismapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"

Let me know if this works or if you need more info
 
Old 02-17-2004, 05:13 AM   #5
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Also , the roller u mentioned is called WHEEL
If the above mentioned config suggestion doesnt work, then add this line also to the above config:
Option "Buttons" "5"
 
Old 02-17-2004, 05:18 AM   #6
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Just to make thing clear: you have to edit /etc/X11/XF86Config or
/etc/X11/XF86Config-4 then replace the mouse part with the settings
JROCK1980 gave.
Ow: and restart X afterwards (ctrl + alt + backspace)

Last edited by iceman47; 02-17-2004 at 05:19 AM.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 09:10 AM   #7
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sorry my mouse is PS/2 (not serial)

i have tried the folowing config (/etc/X11/XF86Config) but the problem is not solved

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
Option "Buttons" "5"
 
Old 02-17-2004, 09:14 AM   #8
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Try using IMPS/2 instead of PS/2.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 04:36 AM   #9
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the same problem, nothing has changed
 
Old 02-18-2004, 11:04 AM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by nabil_boussetta
i'm using redhat8.0
plz what to do exactly?
Pitty. Mandrake has an easy graphical utility that makes this setup instant. I'll check to see if the RPM is available for redhat...
 
Old 02-18-2004, 11:33 AM   #11
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thank you
i'm waiting
 
Old 02-22-2004, 06:04 AM   #12
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Here is the RPM for the text-based mouseconfig for redhat:

ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/redhat/8.0/e....26-1.i386.rpm

Mousedrake, which is the package I was thinking of for Mandrake, is part of the drakxtools package. I have no idea if this will work on Redhat or not, but very well might since mandrake and redhat are similar structures.

ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/Mandrake/upd...92mdk.i586.rpm
 
Old 02-22-2004, 04:26 PM   #13
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Make sure you have these two lines, the rest (Buttons 5, Emulate3Buttons) don't make the wheel work, AFAIK.

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2" (If it says PS/2 there, change it...)
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Make sure you restart the gui (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace) - the changes will not take effect until then.

That's what I had to do to get my wheel working in Slackware, which doesn't set it up by default.
 
  


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