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Old 09-12-2003, 08:07 AM   #1
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Question /dev/mouse protocol ?

hello all!

I am here to ask for some expert help on how to get my mouse & keyboard working when using Gnome. I have installed Red Hat 6 for use of a syslog server for my PIX.

I have had the keyboard working but NO mouse. I am using a 2 button microsoft serial mouse and a serial keyboard that needs to be uk format. I have tried editing the XF86Config file but I am new and finding this difficult.

If anyone can help, pls let me know.

Old 09-12-2003, 08:50 AM   #2
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/dev/mouse is a link to a mouse device, usually /dev/psaux. Since your mouse is serial, it would be /dev/ttys0 or /dev/ttys1 or something like that. Unless /dev/mouse is already linked to the right device, use one of those instead.
Old 09-12-2003, 08:53 AM   #3
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hello aaa

I am sorry, but I have a PS/2 mouse NOT a serial. I must be going mad from trying to resolve this problem!

I have just a normal PS/2 2 button microsoft mouse


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