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Old 04-11-2003, 06:11 PM   #1
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Mouse Wheel In Slackware 8.1

OK folks i have crawled all over this site and a few others :P From what i have found i have to add the line
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" #### for the wheel
to my xf86config to enable the wheel .

My problem is when i do this it gives me an error stating the the option "4 5" is invalid for this field . The most is a simple ps wheel mouse , to be exact a microsoft intillimouse. Any body have any thoughts ? Lack of the wheel is starting to drive me mad
Old 04-11-2003, 06:45 PM   #2
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run xf86config, it'll ask what mouse you're using and there's an option "Microsoft IntelliMouse"
Old 04-11-2003, 07:41 PM   #3
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Also, if you can post your mouse section of your /etc/XF86Config file we might be able to see if there are any typos or anything that could be causing the problem.
Old 04-11-2003, 08:27 PM   #4
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i found the problem , seems the XF86Config i was useing was a left over one from about 3 versions of xwindows past I just zapped the old one and redid xf86config, added the line and we are golden Also I set it to IMPS/2.


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