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Old 04-15-2006, 09:27 PM   #1
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optical mouse


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can anyone help me how to setup the optical mouse in linux . I attached the GE 97986 optical mouse in it , it doesn't move , no light on bottom of mouse .
 
Old 04-15-2006, 10:32 PM   #2
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USB or PS/2? If it doesn't light up try leaving it plugged in and reboot your PC. If that still doesn't work, check your BIOS settings and make sure the port you attached the mouse to is activated. Beyond that, you may have a bad mouse or a bad PS2/USB port. This probably is not Linux's fault.

Which distro and version are you using? Which kernel?

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Old 04-16-2006, 03:59 PM   #3
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I already try that , the PS2 mouse is working good on XP windows
 
Old 04-16-2006, 04:03 PM   #4
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I already try that , the PS2 mouse I used in windows XP was good .
 
Old 04-16-2006, 04:09 PM   #5
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I think you should edit your xorg.conf and make sure u've got correct driver(IMPS/2).for reference here is my gentoo's /etc/X11/xorg.conf's ps/2 area:
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"PS/2 Mouse"
	Driver	"mouse"
	Option	"Protocol" "IMPS/2"
	Option	"Device" "/dev/input/mice"
	Option	"Emulate3Buttons" "true"
	Option	"Emulate3Timeout" "70"
	Option	"SendCoreEvents"  "true"
	Option	"ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
just try and post
 
  


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