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Old 12-20-2003, 06:22 AM   #1
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Wisetech optical mouse and mouse wheel support

Hi. I'm running Gentoo on kernel 2.6.0 with an Asus A7N8X Deluxe motherboard. I have a PS/2 Wisetech optical mouse with two buttons and a mouse wheel. I cannot seem to get the mouse wheel to work in X (newest stable version). Any suggestions? Any help is appreciated, thanks.
Old 12-21-2003, 10:54 AM   #2
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Old 12-31-2003, 05:57 AM   #3
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This was fixed by me forgetting to be stupid for once, and looking through my XF86Config file and noticing my mouse was defined twice, and the first time defined incorrectly. I removed the 2nd definition and fixed the first definition, and bam, it worked. Ugh.


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