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I was having the same problem with FF 2. If i scrolled up(down) too fast, it navigated BAck(Forward), which is quite annoying!!It never happened to FF in Ubuntu, but only in my new ARch Linux installation.
I think it is sorted now by changing the key "mousewheel.horizscroll.withnokey.action" in about:config to value 1 (instead of 2).
/etc/X11/xorg.conf still had legacy enteries to my 7 button mouse and referenced scroll as 6 7.
Xmodmap was half managing to get it all to work...quick edit and sorted
damn i like linux
Thank-you!!! I've been suffering from this problem my self ever since I installed Gentoo a couple of months ago! Don't know how I eventually found this thread, but I was searching Google for weeks without any avail.