On Wed, Oct 14, 1998 at 02:48:15PM +0000, Robert Wilderspin wrote:
> gives me access to the wheel and middle button. However, PS2 flips
> out if two programs are trying to read it, so make sure you're not
> running gpm in the console whilst running X.
This is working just fine here on my notebook. I use the psaux
module, with gpm set to /dev/psaux, type=ps2, with X set
to protocol "PS/2", device "/dev/mouse", which is a symlink to
/dev/psaux. The mouse switches fine. Initially if I switched X -> console -> X
X would be unable to get the mouse back and would exit, but seems to be
This works on a friend's desktop with PS/2 mouse also.
I gather it's also possible to configure X to get the mouse data from gpm.
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