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Old 12-01-2005, 01:59 AM   #1
Apophis3d
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fglrxconfig (asking for my mouses full device name)


Ok i am sure you have all heard this before. I just went and installed ATI drivers for my 9600 pro. Ran the setup everythings great go into fglrxconfig. Its asking for my mouses full device name. How can I find out what the mouses full device name is?
 
Old 12-01-2005, 02:37 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ. I'd suggest you go with whatever default value it suggests, but most likely it's just /dev/mouse. You can also check the existing xorg.conf or XF86Config file (in the /etc/X11 directory) to see what it's using now. (Depending on your distro, your X server config file could be either xorg.conf or XF86Config, so I'm listing them both)

To see the contents of a given file, you can just use the "more" command
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more /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
Old 12-01-2005, 05:00 PM   #3
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Yep it was just /dev/mouse thanks for the info.

I think my 9600 pro is working now, however it is saying unkown video card but its showing 256mb ram on it. However it does not give me the option to turn on 3d acceleration.
 
  


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