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Old 06-14-2005, 05:53 PM   #16
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I keep rebooting after making the changes. I'm using pico to edit the XF86Config.

There is another file, XF86COnfig-4, that has similar info... let's see what changing that does for me.

That did not do anything either...

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Old 06-14-2005, 05:55 PM   #17
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ok, but you do not need to reboot, just drop the run level

#init 3

then startx

#startx

you may be right the xconf with -4 is a newer version
 
Old 06-14-2005, 06:01 PM   #18
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It says cannot open dev/mouse no such file or directory.

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Old 06-14-2005, 06:13 PM   #19
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ok got this from a deb box running same mouse as you

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
 
Old 06-14-2005, 06:20 PM   #20
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It says "cannot open device /dev/input/mice
No such device

I have a listing for /dev/input/mice whereas I don't have /dev/mouse.... Am I missing something?

When I first installed this, there was an autodetect option that worked like a charm... is there a way to re run that or should I just reinstall reformat and set the entire thing up again?
 
Old 06-14-2005, 06:28 PM   #21
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hmmm if I remember right you have no cd drive, so gotta be a network install right?

Depending on your internet speed, might be worth it.

Debian will typically offer some options at the beginning that are not obvious if you are new to Linux... I suspect it was the first step that caused you problems and you have been (doing amazingly well) fixing them ever since.

Try again, email me when you are going to and I will advise online best I can. Good luck.

Regards
Richard
 
Old 06-14-2005, 07:27 PM   #22
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A complete reinstall solved the problem - everything works; I think GNU/Linux has a new fan!

Thanks for all of the replies and help.

You guys are awesome.
 
Old 06-15-2005, 04:08 AM   #23
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you don't get that sort of help from Redmond Good luck.
 
  


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