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Old 09-03-2003, 10:23 AM   #1
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Logitech mouse, only first button work

I had a problem with the mouse movement (moving only up and down) before, that got fixed after changing some values from kernel and recompiling.

Now the problem is that all the mouse buttons act like the first mouse button.. There are 4 buttons altogether (fourth on the side and scroll is the third).
Even the mouse wheel works after ZAxisMapping 4 5, but no matter what button I push it acts like the first button..
I would be happy if even only the second button worked..

Do I have to change something in the kernel again or is this a xfree problem?
Old 09-04-2003, 08:33 PM   #2
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Is this a usb or ps/2 mouse? Also, take a look at /etc/X11/XF86Config (or XF86Config-4) and see which protocol your mouse uses. Here's an excerpt of my XF86Config:
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
        Driver          "mouse"
        Option          "CorePointer"
        Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
        Option          "Protocol"              "ImPS/2"
        Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"
The protocol I'm using is ImPS/2 since my logitech mouse is a ps/2 mouse.
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USB mouse (cordless) and protocol is imps/2
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Problem solved by installing newer kernel (2.2.21)
Old 08-09-2004, 04:14 AM   #5
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i have the same problem (mouse only moves up/down) but i CANT solve it i would need a little more help than that. the protocol is now set to imps/2 and device is /dev/input/mice but it is still like that, what should i do now?


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