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Old 08-15-2003, 08:50 PM   #1
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DebianSID) USB MOUSE, Help..

Hi all, i have Debian SID 3.0r1 .. so i have a mouse Microsoft (sorry) Optical Wheel Mouse, etc.. These mouse are plugged in USB Port... So i have installed USBMGR , but i put /dev/input/mice for my device of my mouse, so the X don't start ;-(

HOWTO have a mouse on USB Port, plz help me!

Kernel: 2.4.21 with USB Support & HID Support ,etc..

I don't know what modules or prog to install, help me plz, im on console mode i want my X graphics

See ya!

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What does the Log say?

Its in /var/log under the name XFree86.0.log
Old 08-16-2003, 08:22 AM   #3
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Im not on linux now, but i see he don't found the device /dev/input/mice, so he unload the mouse module or anything..

Can u help me?
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You need to get usb support. From a consol as su do modconf. This will present a list of drivers. Go down the list to usb and select. Go down this list until you see HID and select. The driver will be installed. When the support is there the light in the mouse will come on. The following is my entry in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 for my intellimouse;
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Generic Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "BaudRate" "1200"
Option "Resolution" "100"
Option "Buttons" "7"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"


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