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Old 10-13-2003, 09:08 AM   #1
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re: making scroll key mouse work

Hello All:

I've got a Microsoft intelimouse w/ a scroll key. Is there a way to make the scroller work?
I'm using rh 7.3

Looking forward to relevant replies.


Old 10-13-2003, 10:45 AM   #2
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I had the same problem. What I did was to change the mouse type from serial port generic 2 button mouse to a serial port microsoft scroll mouse. So just look to see if there is a different mouse option that better describes your mouse. Hope this helps.
Old 10-13-2003, 02:27 PM   #3
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Below is the entry for my Intellimouse in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4;
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "BaudRate" "1200"
Option "Resolution" "100"
Option "Buttons" "7"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
It works well - the 2 lines you are interested in are "Buttons" and "ZAxismapping"
Old 10-14-2003, 12:22 AM   #4
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And the Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2" line too.


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