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Old 04-05-2004, 01:59 PM   #1
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Unhappy optical mouse resolution...?

Hello everyone!!

I have Mandrake 9.2 on my pc. Recently I've bought an optical mouse (creative optical 5000) but instead of having a high resolution of 800dpi it seems as if the mouse is only working with 50dpi!!! It's very irritating because I have no precision at all! I can hardly hit the right buttons/menus!
The mouse is plugged in with an usb-ps/2 adapter...

Any clues on what might be the problem?
Old 04-05-2004, 05:51 PM   #2
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I don't know if it will help, but i have an optical mouse too and i added a "resolution" option in my /etc/X11/XF86Config-4. Works fine for me.

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Mouse1"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option "Resolution" "1600"
Old 04-06-2004, 04:44 PM   #3
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it's working fine now!



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