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Old 04-10-2006, 08:45 AM   #1
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Need some xorgconfig help


I need to run xorgconfig to install a new monitor. There are: /usr/X11R6/bin/xorgconfig, /usr/bin/X11/xorgconfig, and /usr/X11/bin/xorgconfig. Which one of the three xorgconfig files should I run?

Also, my mouse is a Keytronic wired ps2 wheel mouse. I saw a post where IMPS/2 was recommended for wheel mice, but the Slack book seems to suggest type Microsoft. Any help to get the wheel going is appreciated.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 08:47 AM   #2
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I think it's the same:
Code:
ls -ld /usr/X11
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 5 2006-03-29 10:45 /usr/X11 -> X11R6/
skalkoto@darkstar:/usr$
Just type xorgconfing and leave it to your path to deside which to use.

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Also, my mouse is a Keytronic wired ps2 wheel mouse. I saw a post where IMPS/2 was recommended for wheel mice, but the Slack book seems to suggest type Microsoft. Any help to get the wheel going is appreciated.
You may try it out with different configurations. I remember seeing that for some people it worked with auto. Anyway mine works fine with this:

Code:
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/mouse"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
EndSection

Last edited by perfect_circle; 04-10-2006 at 08:52 AM.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 11:34 AM   #3
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In my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, the mouse section, as created by xorgconfig reads:

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"

Have tried all/some of the lines you recommended and each time x will not start at all. Maybe my mouse just isn't compatible. Thanks for responding.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 11:48 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by ezor
Maybe my mouse just isn't compatible. Thanks for responding.
I don't think so.
What error do you get?
 
Old 04-10-2006, 12:28 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by perfect_circle
I don't think so.
What error do you get?
I edited the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf to coincide with what you posted. Rebooted, logged in as root, typed startx.

Among the lines that scroll up the screen:

Data incomplete in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Undefined Input Device "mouse1" referenced by ServerLayout "SimpleLayout".
(EE) Problem parsing the config file
(EE) Error parsing the config file
Fatal Server Error:
no screens found
X10: fatal IO error 104 (connection reset by peer) on X server ".0.0" after 0 requests (0 known procedures) with 0 events remaining.

I might try leaving "mouse1" as it is rather than change to "mouse0"
 
Old 04-10-2006, 01:16 PM   #6
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make sure you have the case correct. "M" is not the same as "m"
 
Old 04-10-2006, 01:59 PM   #7
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Here is my wired ps2 mouse conf:
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "auto"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/mouse"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
Change protocol to auto, do not change indentifier, because you will need to change and this then:
Code:
InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
Identifier is just a name for your mouse device.

Last edited by Alien_Hominid; 04-10-2006 at 02:00 PM.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 03:07 PM   #8
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OK, it's fixed. I changed "Mouse0" to "Mouse1" Apparently, there's not a hard & fast answer to the problem. If it'll help anyone, here's what works for me:

Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

EndSection

Thanks, everyone, for helping.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 03:10 PM   #9
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You probably changed because in your InputDevice was "Mouse1".
 
Old 04-10-2006, 04:26 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Alien_Hominid
You probably changed because in your InputDevice was "Mouse1".
Yeah, that's true. Everything has a reason and a determenistic logic on how they work. Those things are not random...
 
  


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