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Old 03-31-2005, 03:26 AM   #1
xmeson
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Wireless Intellimouse explorer...


Hallo,


Tell you what i just installed slackware 10.1 my mouse (wireless intellimouse explorer 2.0) does not work. Actually it shows the good `ol cursor but it only goes vertical i.e. up and down. Does anyody have a similar problem?

This mouse used to work straight out of the box. I mean really straight out of the box no tweaking of xorg.config.

Here is where i have tweaked my section pointer up to;

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

And yes the reciever module of the mouse is connected via the USB. Please i need some real help someone with a real idea of whats up!

Thanks very much in Advance...

xmeson.

Last edited by xmeson; 03-31-2005 at 08:50 AM.
 
Old 03-31-2005, 08:29 AM   #2
carboncopy
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Hmm. Guts had the same problem as you with Logitech wireless mouse.

The last time I spoke to him (AIM), he have converted to Suse. And according to him, the mouse works out of the box there. So, you may want to message him for the xorg.conf.
 
Old 03-31-2005, 10:13 AM   #3
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I have the same problem with mine. Once I build my own kernel the problem goes away. Don't know what the problem is with the packaged kernel.
 
Old 05-03-2005, 04:11 AM   #4
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my solving

I've had the same problem a while ago and here's how I solved it:
-uncomment the following lines in /etc/rc.d/rc.modules
Code:
/sbin/modprobe usb-uhci
/sbin/modprobe hid
/sbin/modprobe usbmouse
/sbin/modprobe mousedev
/sbin/modprobe evdev
-edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf :
Code:
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Hope it helps..
 
  


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