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Old 11-30-2005, 04:54 PM   #1
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Mandrake 10.1 Mouse resets after boot

Mandrake 10.1 On Dell Poweredge 1800
Mouse does not work
I do a Ctrl Alt f2 Run MCC Set mouse to PS2 - Other - Microsoft Explorer.
Ctl Alt F7 to get Back to Gnome. Mouse works fine till I reboot
where I have to do this all over again. What is not saving my config?

Old 12-01-2005, 02:37 AM   #2
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i don't know why the program your using to change your settings is not saving them.

go into /etc/X11/xf86config

or xf86config-4

or xorg.conf ...

one of those is your 'main' config settings for X (graphical and hardware items).

make sure you make copies of whatever you do BEFORE you edit and save, just in case you 'mess up' and make things worse ;)
Old 12-01-2005, 04:09 AM   #3
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I don't know much about this, but do you need to run MMC as root to be able to save the settings? I'm thinking it could be file permissions...
Old 12-01-2005, 04:51 AM   #4
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i'v not used mandy in quite a while.

if u mean the control center, then no, you don't need to do that to edit the config files.

just pull them up with your favorite editor.

permissions SHOULD not be a prob if you are root.

good luck, keep us abreast. :)


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