Re: kernel 2.2.14 and PS/2 mice
On 10-Mar-2000, Debian Linux User Gary L. Dolan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2000 at 08:22:38AM -1000, Jason Christensen wrote:
> > I have no problems with a PS/2 mouse & 2.2.14.
> > On 10 Mar 2000, Joachim Trinkwitz wrote:
> > > The boot messages tell me that a PS/2 mouse port is found, but the
> > > cursor doesn't follow the mouse at all.
> > Under what circumstances are you talking about, X or console? If you're
> > talking about the console, make sure you're running gpm.
> > >
> > > Is there a trick, some other kernel options as in older kernels ...?
> > >
> > No trick for me. You may want to review your kernel configuration. It's
> > possible that your old config file has some slight differences to configs
> > for 2.2.14 regarding PS/2 mice.
> I have the same problem, in the x console. I thought perhaps it
> might be XF86 3.3.6 that is the problem. I re-compiled kernel 2.2.14,
> and the problem persists. Basically, the ps2 mouse is frozen in
> the x window; i.e., it reacts much like the old bus mouse problem.
> So now I kill gpm when invoking x, then use
> startx gpm -R -m /dev/psaux -t ps2
> and the mouse works fine in x.
should fix that problem.