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Old 11-04-2004, 07:46 PM   #1
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Question How can I disable the X & Y axis of a USB-mouse


I am using slackware, linux version 2.4.26 currently. I have this mouse (well, it's a trackball but it's just basicly a thumb mouse with a trigger and two top buttons and auto-mounts as a three button mouse when I plug it in) and I want to disable the ball part (without simply removing the ball). I told my boss obviously just make a filter/handler in the program, but they seem to think it would be easier (read: I have to do it) if I messed around with the driver. *sigh* so no clue atall which is more doable but if anyone has any advice that would be great. This is what outputs when I plug the mouse in.

hub.c: new USB device 00:10.1-2, assigned address 2
usb.c: USB device 2 (vend/prod 0x680/0x2) is not claimed by any active driver.
usb.c: registered new driver usbmouse
input0: USB HIDBP Mouse 0680:0002 on usb3:2.0
usbmouse.c: v1.6:USB HID Boot Protocol mouse driver
usb.c: registered new driver hiddev
usb.c: registered new driver hid
hid-core.c: v1.8.1 Andreas Gal, Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
hid-vore.c: USB HID support drivers
mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice

Thanks peeps!

-Justin Perkins

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Old 11-04-2004, 07:52 PM   #2
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The best way in my opinion is to remove the ball
 
Old 11-05-2004, 12:23 PM   #3
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hehe, yea, the ball, hehe, well. I figured another fix (but it's still hardware not software) I could cut the rubber rollers so the ball doesn't touch them. . . so ... I dunno wrong. I would _far_ rather do it in software, one way or another.

-Perks
 
Old 11-06-2004, 10:54 PM   #4
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Why not remap the X Y axis in xorg.conf?

Since we can remap the scroll.

there is this program which let you see what data the mouse generate when you use it, I can't remember what the name is, but search around those MX700 configuration post.
 
  


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