Re: usb mouse
On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, David Kimdon wrote:
> Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 11:36:30AM +0200 wrote:
> > hello!!,
> > I have installated debian 3.0, but the mouse does not work. It uses usb. How can I configurate it?
> This question is better suited to debian-user, cc'ing. Here is a
> pretty good guide:
> at least gives you a few things to try. The above link indicates that
> you may have better luck with a 2.4 kernel, if you installed the
> default Debian kernel you have 2.2.
this question was asked on the list before:
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<quote who="Matt Price">
> hi everyone,
> argh! my video card is working now, but I can't get my mouse to show
> up!! I have two miche, one ps/2 logitech simple ps/2 scroll mouse, the
> other usb logitech optical scroll mouse. both wo4rk fine in redhat.,
> both are being run through a kvm onto a machien with no ps/2 port. I
so the mouse is (eventually) attached to the machine via USB?
if so, then you need to load the usbmouse drivers and configure them.
I am not certain if debian includes these by default. I use a USB
logitech trackman marble wheel on this laptop I'm usin, and the
configuration (kernel 2.2) for me is:
then i have this in /dev:
crw-rw---- 1 root root 13, 63 Feb 17 23:13 /dev/usbmouse
this in my XF86Config-4:
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/usbmouse"
Option "Zaxismapping" "4 5"
I load these modules on boot:
mousedev 3808 0 (unused)
hid 11840 0 (unused)
input 2880 0 [mousedev hid]
more info in the kernel documentation under Documentation/usb/input.txt
this of course is assuming your using a USB mouse of some sort, on
on my laptop I use 2 pointers, the internal track knob thing and
the usb mouse. which is why my Identifier is Mouse2 instead of
... don't touch the bang-bang fruit
- usb mouse
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