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Old 02-23-2002, 07:36 AM   #1
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Question Cannot start X


I have just installed RedHat 7.1 on my computer, but I'm not able to start X.
When I give the command start X, the following error messeage displays on my screen....:


32 128 x 128 slots
14 256 x 256 slots

(==) ATI(0): Backing store disabled
(**) ATI(=): DPMS enabled
(**) Mouse0: protocol "PS/2"
(**) Mouse0: Core pointer
(EE) xf860penSerial: cannot open device /dev/mouse
No such file or directory
(EE) Mouse0: Cannot open input device
(EE) PreInit failed for input device "Mouse0"
(II) Keyboard "Keyboard0" handeled by legacy driver
(WW) No core pointer registered

No core pointer

Fatal server error:
failed to initalize core devices


Anyone who can help me out here ?
 
Old 02-23-2002, 10:09 AM   #2
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What kind of mouse is it?
 
Old 02-23-2002, 05:28 PM   #3
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Some old Logitech ps/2 mouse
 
Old 02-23-2002, 05:46 PM   #4
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check you've got /dev/mouse on your system, it's typically just a symlink to /dev/psaux, so create it if it doesn't exist, and generally check the rights on it too.
 
Old 02-23-2002, 06:47 PM   #5
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I've got /dev/mouse on my system.

The command ls -l /dev/mouse returns the file info and something like this.......: mouse --> psaux

I've tried to run mousconfig several times. And tried all the mouse otions there. After running mouseconfig I have to open /dev/mouse to remove line 5 before I can run mouseconfig again.......

What I don't understand is why it wasn't a problem using the mouse during the RH install.

:smash:
 
Old 02-23-2002, 07:02 PM   #6
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use the /dev/mouse driver but make sure the "PROTOCOL" is "imps/2" and that should work for all ps/2 and usb mice.
 
  


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