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Old 01-18-2005, 02:23 AM   #1
Social Burn
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Mouse scrollwheel under SlackTen


I have a Logitech Optical Mouse and I can't get the scrollwheel working under Slackware. I've been using Slackware for about six to eight months now and after numerous failed attempts I find myself here. I've tried google and found very few forum topics pertaining to my problem and now I'm just at a loss of hope.

This is everything I can tell you about my mouse.

It's USB. That's about all I know about it really, it doesn't really have anything signifiable written on it, just a color Logitech logo.

Here's what the stuff on the tag on the bottom of the mouse says, although that really won't help I don't think.

Logitech Optical Mouse
M/N: M-BJ58
P/N: 830524-0000
S/N: PMA30127873

I realize this information most likely won't help.

So on to my distrobution. I am using Slackware 10 with the default 2.4.26 kernel. It is the bare.i kernel, directly off the Slack install disc. The version of Xorg I am running is 11, Revision 0, Release 6.7. It's the same version Slack 10 comes with.

Now, on to the mouse section of my /etc/X11/xorg.conf:




Code:
# **********************************************************************
# Core Pointer's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

    Identifier  "Mouse1"
    Driver      "mouse"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"            
    Option "Buttons" "5"

# On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
# protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:

#    Option     "Protocol"      "Auto"

# The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
#    Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
#    Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
#    MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
#    ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue
    Option "Protocol"    "PS/2"

# The mouse device.  The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
# which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.

    Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
#   Option "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
#   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS0"
#   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS1"
Please note that the following two Options were added by me in an attempt to get this POS working:

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Buttons" "5"

I added those because that is what a forum post made by someone else did and it worked, apparently. Aside from that my xorg.conf is default aside from the addition of the Nvidia modules, which shouldn't matter in this case.

Thanks, and I hope have given you enough information.

Last edited by Social Burn; 01-18-2005 at 02:26 AM.
 
Old 01-18-2005, 02:42 AM   #2
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try changing this line:
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
to this:

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
 
Old 01-18-2005, 03:02 AM   #3
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