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Old 01-13-2005, 08:55 PM   #1
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M-C48 Logitech mouse


Hi guys!
My mouse works fine, but the middle button won't scroll up or down. Any ideas or suggestions? Have been at this for a couple of weeks now. Have a nice evening!
 
Old 01-14-2005, 12:37 AM   #2
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How many buttons does your mouse have? Does it just have left, right, and middle or does it have also side buttons also ?
 
Old 01-14-2005, 06:12 PM   #3
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It just has three: left, right and middle which scrolls, or used to, under M$.
 
Old 01-15-2005, 12:10 AM   #4
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well really you have 5 button left, right middle up and down..........in this case open your xorg.conf in /etc/X11/xorg.conf go down to where it says "Core Pointer InputDevice Section" or something that you know that it has to do with the mouse......

type this:

Code:
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
and if this doesnt work post or xorg.conf or XF86config file


XF86config is also located in /etc/X11/
 
Old 01-15-2005, 01:43 PM   #5
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Thanks for helping Unwrittenlaw:

Here's my post of the xorg.conf

# File generated by XFdrake.

# **********************************************************************
# Refer to the XF86Config man page for details about the format of
# this file.
# **********************************************************************

Section "Files"
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Mandrake 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
FontPath "unix/:-1"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
#DontZap # disable <Crtl><Alt><BS> (server abort)
#DontZoom # disable <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> (resolution switching)
AllowMouseOpenFail # allows the server to start up even if the mouse doesn't work
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx" # 3D layer
Load "dri" # direct rendering
Load "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.a"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "en_US"
Option "XkbOptions" ""
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "monitor1"
VendorName "Generic"
ModelName "1024x768 @ 60 Hz"
HorizSync 31.5-48.5
VertRefresh 50-70

# Sony Vaio C1(X,XS,VE,VN)?
# 1024x480 @ 85.6 Hz, 48 kHz hsync
ModeLine "1024x480" 65.00 1024 1032 1176 1344 480 488 494 563 -hsync -vsync

# Dell D800 and few Inspiron (16/10) 1280x800
ModeLine "1280x800" 147.89 1280 1376 1512 1744 800 801 804 848

# Dell D800 and few Inspiron (16/10) 1680x1050
ModeLine "1680x1050" 214.51 1680 1800 1984 2288 1050 1051 1054 1103

# Dell D800 and few Inspiron (16/10) 1920x1200
ModeLine "1920x1200" 230 1920 1936 2096 2528 1200 1201 1204 1250 +HSync +VSync

# TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
# 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 50.00 768 832 846 1000 576 590 595 630

# 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 63.07 768 800 960 1024 576 578 590 616
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "device1"
VendorName "Matrox Graphics, Inc."
BoardName "Matrox Millennium G200"
Driver "mga"
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultColorDepth 16

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 15
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "layout1"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
Screen "screen1"
EndSection

Any comments would be very helpful, and thanks again! BTW, i just saw the section ServerLayout at the very bottom of the file with your CorePointer. Do you suppose that that is where your "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" should go? i already had it up in the mouse section but nothing was happing...
 
Old 01-16-2005, 02:37 AM   #6
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in the mouse section change this line



Code:
 Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"


to:

Code:
 Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"

i think that should do it
 
Old 01-16-2005, 12:11 PM   #7
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Good morning, Unwrittenlaw!
Well, we made the change, but still not scroll on the middle wheel. When i press it, it does respond, usually with a menu of some sort, depending on the app.
Thanks again for helping out. i've been looking all over... but still haven't seen anything. Why is this OS so unable to install something so simple as a three button wheel mouse?
Well, anyway, have a wonderful day!
BTW - Finally got our 2 printers installed. they are on a WinXP and one of them is a Laser. Even our home XP upstairs can't find the laser yet.

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