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Old 02-21-2005, 03:12 PM   #1
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Mouse trouble in 2.6.10

I have just compiled kernel 2.6.10 and configured /etc/xorg.conf and tried PS/2 and IMPS/2

The mouse isn't working propertly, i have tried both USB and PS/2 and both are not working propertly.... I have microsoft Intelli Explorer 3.0....
Old 02-21-2005, 08:22 PM   #2
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Did you enable USB support in the kernel? Are you using /dev/mouse or /dev/input/mice? If /dev/mouse -- does the symlink exist?

You can also test the mouse by doing the following:

cat /dev/input/mice and move your mouse around, you should see characters display on the screen if the device is working

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Old 02-22-2005, 06:27 AM   #3
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Yes, USB are enabled. I have tested with explorerPS/2 in xorg.conf too....


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