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Old 10-03-2003, 12:19 PM   #1
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Armada V300- Laptop Mouse Problems w/ X

Compaq Armada V300 Laptop Prob's
I can use the mouse in the console but not in X.
Using KDE
Slack 9
Do I need to get the synaptics linux driver or do
i get the mouse drivers from hp? Which for some reason don't have linux drivers for it, only drivers for windows systems..
aargh.. oh well
it worked well for the Dell Latitude C640 I set slack up on.
reply if you can help or if you want to make fun of my old laptop..heh
Old 10-03-2003, 02:02 PM   #2
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already ran xf86config ?
if yes, try editing your /etc/X11/XF86Config manually
there should be a section looking something like this ->
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Mouse1"
    Driver      "mouse"
    Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
if you have a wheelmouse than
Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
is very likely to work...otherwise you could try
Option "Protocol"    "PS/2"
btw, this is how I got my touchpad working:
 Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Mouse2"
    Driver      "mouse"
    Option      "Protocol"      "PS/2"
    Option      "Device"        "/dev/psaux"
and at the bottom of the file:
    InputDevice "Mouse2" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"

Last edited by linen0ise; 10-03-2003 at 02:05 PM.
Old 10-03-2003, 09:22 PM   #3
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Yeah that worked thnx


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