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Old 06-06-2004, 06:30 PM   #1
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no mouse in slackware-current + xorg


I've installed the latest slackware-current with xorg, and I can't get the mouse to work. I've coppied xF86config from my older Slackware 9.1+xfree system and everything works except the mouse. I've tried several protocols, like Auto and Ps/2. Anybody knows a way to fix this ? ( Forgot to mention I have a serial 3-button mouse)
 
Old 06-06-2004, 09:26 PM   #2
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It would probably help if you posted the mouse parts of your XF86Config, or I guess now it's the xorg.conf file.
 
Old 06-07-2004, 02:10 PM   #3
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Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "Auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
 
Old 06-07-2004, 03:04 PM   #4
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Is that from your XF86Config file or your xorg.conf file (or whatever the new filename is)?

Here's mine from XF86Config. I haven't switched to xorg yet.
Code:
# **********************************************************************
# Core Pointer's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

    Identifier  "Mouse1"
    Driver      "mouse"

# 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"    "IMPS/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"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

# When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
# the following line.

#    Option "Protocol"  "Xqueue"

# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.

#    Option "BaudRate"          "9600"
#    Option "SampleRate"        "150"

# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button Microsoft mice
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)

#    Option "Emulate3Buttons"
#    Option "Emulate3Timeout"    "50"

# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice

#    Option "ChordMiddle"

EndSection
( And mine is an optical, wireless, USB mouse. )
 
Old 06-07-2004, 03:27 PM   #5
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Does /dev/mouse exist? It is usually a sim link. But you should really use /dev/input/mice Here is my input section for X:


Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
EndSection

And another question is does your mouse work when you use something like live-slax? If you don't have it go here:
http://slax.linux-live.org/

Download and burn it to a CD and you will have a system on cd that will allow you to fix any problem with your system and test things like the mouse.

Also is there any error messages in the log file. I don't know what X.org calls their log file but it will be in /var/log/
 
  


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