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Old 12-13-2003, 10:38 AM   #1
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Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer(USB) problems

Hello, I have looked at the XF86 readme for the MS IE and found that their configuration didn't quite work right on mine.

If I put "Auto" - it goes weird on me.. "usb" - doesn't load... "PS/2" works fine - but no scroll mouse..

It's in the usb port right now..... here's the config I currently use:
# **********************************************************************
# Core Pointer's InputDevice section
# **********************************************************************

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"

# On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
# protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:

# Option "Protocol" "Auto"

# The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
# Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
# Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
# MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
# ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue

Option "Protocol" "PS/2"

# The mouse device. The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
# which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.

Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
# Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS1"

# personal settings - mandy - NOTE: this didn't work. I tried.

# Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
# Option "Device" "/dev/usbmouse"

please help?
Old 12-13-2003, 11:32 AM   #2
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change this

Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
to this

Option "Protocol "IMPS/2"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
and you should have a working USB mouse and the scroll part should work.
Old 12-13-2003, 12:15 PM   #3
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Sir yes sir!
Old 12-13-2003, 12:21 PM   #4
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Thank you very much! It works!


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