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Old 05-07-2002, 12:47 PM   #1
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frozen mouse

After many installs to mandrake 8.2.from 8.1 no matter how many installs and different disks my mouse is frozen at log on screen,the only way of logging on with mouse working is auto login,i don't care for this because if i do new installs such as kde-3 i am back to frozen mouse at login cant figure it out,this problem didn't happen under 8.1...thanks
Old 05-08-2002, 06:03 AM   #2
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If you are using XFree86 for X-display, then try editing your configuration file at: -


Try copy the section of your "InputDevice" for mouse where it used to work in your Mandrake 8.1 configuration file to your 8.2.

It look something like this: -
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Hope this helps.


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