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Old 07-06-2003, 05:16 AM   #16
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Ok, now I've tried with IMPS/2, exps2 and exps/2. And I'm sorry this dosen't work either... =(
 
Old 07-06-2003, 05:42 AM   #17
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Quote:
Originally posted by Cerbere
You should type in:

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"

as moses and Locura suggested, not:

Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"

as you show in your post. I'm pretty damn sure it's case-sensitive.

Enjoy!
--- Cerbere
Yeah. That, and I don't have anything about a core pointer in my XF86Config, and it works fine. I don't know if that is just an intellimouse thing though.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 08:37 AM   #18
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To the best of my knowledge the existing PS/2 protocols for XFree86 4.3.0 are these:

PS/2 - Basic protocol; supports up to 3 buttons and no extra features (no wheel), should give basic functionality with any PS/2 mouse.

IMPS/2 - Stands for "Intellimouse PS/2;" developed to support the Microsoft Intellimouse and other mice that used the same protocol. This includes almost every PS/2 mouse with a scroll wheel and USB mice as well.

ExplorerPS/2 - For the Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer; supports the extra buttons this mouse has over the original Intellimouse.

GlidePointPS/2 - For the ALPS Glidepoint touchpad device which has the odd feature of using a tap as a fourth button.

MouseManPlusPS/2 - For the Logitech MouseMan+ and FirstMouse+ (this is the only Logitech specific PS/2 protocol that I am aware of); supports the roller on these devices and the side button on the MouseMan+.

NetMousePS/2 - For the Genius NetMouse and NetMouse Pro as well as the Genius NetScroll Optical; supports the "magic button" on the NetMouse devices that performs like a roller or wheel and the wheel and extra buttons on the NetScroll Optical. (Some sources seem to indicate that there is now a separate NetScrollPS/2 protocol for those devices while others don't give any indication of this.)

ThinkingMousePS/2 - For the Kensington Thinking Mouse and Kensington Expert Mouse; supports the four buttons these devices have.

It would appear by what you posted to begin with that ExplorerPS/2 would be the protocol for your mouse, although the IMPS/2 protocol should also work at least for the wheel. How many buttons does your mouse have (besides the wheel)? We may also be missing a piece of the puzzle that is somewhere else in your XF86Config file. You may need to post the whole thing.

Last edited by Rodrin; 07-06-2003 at 09:13 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 09:21 AM   #19
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This thread is dragging for far too long. It's really a simple problem that can be fixed very easily if you searched the forums properly.

Just for the sake of it, here how you can fix it:

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

And DISABLE the Emulate3Buttons option! You already have 5 buttons! The wheel count as THREE buttons by itself already (pressing the wheel, scrolling up and scrolling down).
 
Old 07-06-2003, 09:29 AM   #20
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Ok, thanks guys for all the replies and I hope we can solve this.
I'm gonna post the whole XF86Config:

# **********************************************************************
# Module section -- this section is used to specify
# which dynamically loadable modules to load.
# **********************************************************************
#
Section "Module"

# This loads the DBE extension module.

Load "dbe" # Double buffer extension

# This loads the miscellaneous extensions module, and disables
# initialisation of the XFree86-DGA extension within that module.
SubSection "extmod"
Option "omit xfree86-dga" # don't initialise the DGA extension
EndSubSection

# This loads the font modules
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "speedo"

# This loads the GLX module
Load "glx"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Files section. This allows default font and rgb paths to be set
# **********************************************************************

Section "Files"

# The location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.

RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"

# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (which are concatenated together),
# as well as specifying multiple comma-separated entries in one FontPath
# command (or a combination of both methods)
#
# If you don't have a floating point coprocessor and emacs, Mosaic or other
# programs take long to start up, try moving the Type1 and Speedo directory
# to the end of this list (or comment them out).
#

FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"

# ModulePath can be used to set a search path for the X server modules.
# The default path is shown here.

# ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Server flags section.
# **********************************************************************

Section "ServerFlags"

# Uncomment this to cause a core dump at the spot where a signal is
# received. This may leave the console in an unusable state, but may
# provide a better stack trace in the core dump to aid in debugging

# Option "NoTrapSignals"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><Fn> VT switch sequence
# (where n is 1 through 12). This allows clients to receive these key
# events.

# Option "DontVTSwitch"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><BS> server abort sequence
# This allows clients to receive this key event.

# Option "DontZap"

# Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> mode switching
# sequences. This allows clients to receive these key events.

# Option "DontZoom"

# Uncomment this to disable tuning with the xvidtune client. With
# it the client can still run and fetch card and monitor attributes,
# but it will not be allowed to change them. If it tries it will
# receive a protocol error.

# Option "DisableVidModeExtension"

# Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local xvidtune client.

# Option "AllowNonLocalXvidtune"

# Uncomment this to disable dynamically modifying the input device
# (mouse and keyboard) settings.

# Option "DisableModInDev"

# Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local client to
# change the keyboard or mouse settings (currently only xset).

# Option "AllowNonLocalModInDev"

# Set the basic blanking screen saver timeout.

# Option "blank time" "10" # 10 minutes

# Set the DPMS timeouts. These are set here because they are global
# rather than screen-specific. These settings alone don't enable DPMS.
# It is enabled per-screen (or per-monitor), and even then only when
# the driver supports it.

# Option "standby time" "20"
# Option "suspend time" "30"
# Option "off time" "60"

# On some platform the server needs to estimate the sizes of PCI
# memory and pio ranges. This is done by assuming that PCI ranges
# don't overlap. Some broken BIOSes tend to set ranges of inactive
# devices wrong. Here one can adjust how aggressive the assumptions
# should be. Default is 0.

# Option "EstimateSizesAggresively" "0"

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Input devices
# **********************************************************************

# **********************************************************************
# Core keyboard's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
# For most OSs the protocol can be omitted (it defaults to "Standard").
# When using XQUEUE (only for SVR3 and SVR4, but not Solaris),
# uncomment the following line.

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Set the keyboard auto repeat parameters. Not all platforms implement
# this.

# Option "AutoRepeat" "500 5"

# Specifiy which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1)).

# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"

# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.

# Option "XkbDisable"

# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a European
# keyboard, you will probably want to use one of:
#
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
#
# If you have a Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
#
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# If you have a US "windows" keyboard you will want:
#
# Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
#
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
#
# or:
#
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
#
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"


# These are the default XKB settings for XFree86
#
# Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
# Option "XkbModel" "pc101"
# Option "XkbLayout" "us"
# Option "XkbVariant" ""
# Option "XkbOptions" ""

EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# 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" "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"

# 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

# Some examples of extended input devices

# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "spaceball"
# Driver "magellan"
# Option "Device" "/dev/cua0"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "spaceball2"
# Driver "spaceorb"
# Option "Device" "/dev/cua0"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "touchscreen0"
# Driver "microtouch"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "MinX" "1412"
# Option "MaxX" "15184"
# Option "MinY" "15372"
# Option "MaxY" "1230"
# Option "ScreenNumber" "0"
# Option "ReportingMode" "Scaled"
# Option "ButtonNumber" "1"
# Option "SendCoreEvents"
# EndSection
#
# Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier "touchscreen1"
# Driver "elo2300"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "MinX" "231"
# Option "MaxX" "3868"
# Option "MinY" "3858"
# Option "MaxY" "272"
# Option "ScreenNumber" "0"
# Option "ReportingMode" "Scaled"
# Option "ButtonThreshold" "17"
# Option "ButtonNumber" "1"
# Option "SendCoreEvents"
# EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Monitor section
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of monitor sections may be present

Section "Monitor"

Identifier "My Monitor"

# HorizSync is in kHz unless units are specified.
# HorizSync may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
# comma separated list of ranges of values.
# NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY. REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
# USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.

HorizSync 30-70

# HorizSync 30-64 # multisync
# HorizSync 31.5, 35.2 # multiple fixed sync frequencies
# HorizSync 15-25, 30-50 # multiple ranges of sync frequencies

# VertRefresh is in Hz unless units are specified.
# VertRefresh may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
# comma separated list of ranges of values.
# NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY. REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
# USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.

VertRefresh 50-150

vendorname "ADI"
modelname "ProVista Egen"
ModeLine "1024x768/85Hz" 98.9 1024 1056 1216 1408 768 782 788 822 -HSync -VSync
ModeLine "1152x864/78Hz" 110 1152 1240 1324 1552 864 864 876 908
ModeLine "1152x900/58Hz" 80 1152 1208 1368 1474 900 901 911 932
EndSection


# **********************************************************************
# Graphics device section
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of graphics device sections may be present

Section "Device"
Identifier "VESA Framebuffer"
Driver "nv"
#VideoRam 4096
# Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
vendorname "NVidia"
boardname "Riva Ultra TNT2"
EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# Screen sections
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of screen sections may be present. Each describes
# the configuration of a single screen. A single specific screen section
# may be specified from the X server command line with the "-screen"
# option.
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen 1"
Device "VESA Framebuffer"
Monitor "My Monitor"

# If your card can handle it, a higher default color depth (like 24 or 32)
# is highly recommended.

# DefaultDepth 8
# DefaultDepth 16
DefaultDepth 24
# DefaultDepth 32

# "1024x768" is also a conservative usable default resolution. If you
# have a better monitor, feel free to try resolutions such as
# "1152x864", "1280x1024", "1600x1200", and "1800x1400" (or whatever your
# card/monitor can produce)

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768/85Hz" "800x600" "640x480"
Virtual 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768/85Hz" "800x600" "640x480"
Virtual 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768/85Hz" "800x600" "640x480"
Virtual 0 0
EndSubsection
Subsection "Display"
Depth 32
Modes "1024x768/85Hz" "800x600" "640x480"
Virtual 0 0
EndSubsection

EndSection

# **********************************************************************
# ServerLayout sections.
# **********************************************************************

# Any number of ServerLayout sections may be present. Each describes
# the way multiple screens are organised. A specific ServerLayout
# section may be specified from the X server command line with the
# "-layout" option. In the absence of this, the first section is used.
# When now ServerLayout section is present, the first Screen section
# is used alone.

Section "ServerLayout"

# The Identifier line must be present
Identifier "Simple Layout"


# Each Screen line specifies a Screen section name, and optionally
# the relative position of other screens. The four names after
# primary screen name are the screens to the top, bottom, left and right
# of the primary screen. In this example, screen 2 is located to the
# right of screen 1.

Screen "Screen 1"

# Each InputDevice line specifies an InputDevice section name and
# optionally some options to specify the way the device is to be
# used. Those options include "CorePointer", "CoreKeyboard" and
# "SendCoreEvents".

InputDevice "mouse1" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

EndSection


Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Keyboard"

Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbLayout" "se"
Driver "keyboard"
EndSection


Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "mouse1"

Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
#Option "Buttons" "3"
#Option "CorePointer"
#Option "SendCoreEvents" "false"
#Option "Emulate3Buttons" "false"
#Option "ChordMiddle"

EndSection


I have changed the above settings a numerous times. This is just what it is right now...
 
Old 07-06-2003, 09:44 AM   #21
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You've defined your mouse options more than once... Has it occured to you that this might be the problem?
 
Old 07-06-2003, 11:37 AM   #22
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Yes, I believe Azmeen is on the right track. This is why I asked you to post your whole file. Most things in Linux are case sensitive, but for some reason, most things in the XF86Config file seem not to be case sensitive. I think what is probably happening is that you are getting the mouse configuration defined as "Mouse1" rather than that defined as "mouse1" because it is first in your XF86Config file and XFree86 sees it as a match. This mouse is defined in the section labelled:

#********************************
#Core Pointer's InputDevice Section
#********************************

The remaining uncommented lines are these:

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
EndSection

As you can see this device doesn't have many options defined and is still using the PS/2 protocol. You need to do one of three things:

1) Comment out the remaining lines just cited in the first mouse definition. (simplest solution)

2)Change the identifier of the second mouse definition and the line

InputDevice "mouse1" "CorePointer"

to match the new identifier of the second mouse definition instead of where it now says "mouse1"

3)** Change the options in the first mouse definition to match those you have defined for the second mouse definition at the bottom, adding the extras, and delete the second mouse definition at the bottom. (recommended solution to avoid confusion in the future).

Last edited by Rodrin; 07-06-2003 at 04:10 PM.
 
  


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