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Old 12-03-2003, 02:52 PM   #1
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scrolling mouse

After installing my Slack 9.1 (it was the same and with 9.0) I added into my XF86Config file
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2" (also tried and with "auto" - same result" )
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

and of course everything's fine.
But after leaving X, I can't control my mouse. It goes in the upper right corner and starts flashing.
I've done exactly the same with FreeBSD and RedHat, and I've never have that problem.
Perhaps the problem is with gpm.
Have you any idea what should I do?
Thanks in advance
Old 12-03-2003, 03:00 PM   #2
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If it's not in X, then I'd bet my bottom penny that it's GPM related

Outside of X, as root, type:
And change your protocol to imps/2

Old 12-03-2003, 03:27 PM   #3
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that's it!
u r my man!
btw, while I was instaling the distro, i chose that type of mouse, but I don't know why it set it to ps/2.


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