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Old 12-18-2005, 03:09 AM   #1
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Mouse and LILO issues


I'm in Slackware, and the mouse doesn;t work, it's a USB wireless mouse. Also, LILO boots the wrong windows, how do I change that? Thanks!
 
Old 12-18-2005, 03:38 AM   #2
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For the second point: please post your /etc/lilo.conf as well as the name of the disk partiton where the "right" Windows is installed.
 
Old 12-18-2005, 03:47 AM   #3
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What kernel did you use as default?
 
Old 12-18-2005, 11:40 AM   #4
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# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
#
# Start LILO global section
boot = /dev/hda
message = /boot/boot_message.txt
prompt
timeout = 1200
# Override dangerous defaults that rewrite the partition table:
change-rules
reset
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
vga = 773
# Normal VGA console
# vga = normal
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x64k
# vga=791
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x32k
# vga=790
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
# vga=773
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x64k
# vga=788
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x32k
# vga=787
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x256
# vga=771
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x64k
# vga=785
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x32k
# vga=784
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x256
# vga=769
# End LILO global section
# Windows bootable partition config begins
other = /dev/hda2
label = Windows
table = /dev/hda
# Windows bootable partition config ends
# Linux bootable partition config begins
image = /boot/vmlinuz
root = /dev/hdb1
label = Linux
read-only
# Linux bootable partition config ends



That's the lilo, it offers me Windows and Linux as choices at startup, but Windows boots hda1 when I need hda2. I see hda2 in there already though...what does that mean?
 
Old 12-18-2005, 12:24 PM   #5
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Did you change lilo.conf manually without running the lilo command afterwards? If so, login as root and just type "lilo".
 
Old 12-18-2005, 02:45 PM   #6
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Alright! Thanks, got the LILO working correctly, now I just have mouse issues. Got a standard PS/2 mouse, plugged it in, ran mouseconfig and it still isn;t working...any suggestions? It's a really old PS/2, no scroll wheel or anything.
 
Old 12-19-2005, 12:33 AM   #7
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What driver did you put into xorg.conf?
 
Old 12-19-2005, 05:29 AM   #8
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You first need to figure out, if your mouse was recognized by kernel and check what device it is mapped on.
So try something like
Code:
dmesg | grep -i mouse
or
Code:
dmesg | grep -i input
.
 
Old 12-19-2005, 09:21 AM   #9
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This link may help you a bit:

http://nesware.net/odin/xorg.php
 
Old 12-19-2005, 09:38 AM   #10
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From a root login type
Code:
uname -a
If it says you're using a 2.6 based kernel your
Code:
Options "Device" will be "/dev/input/mice"
 
  


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