Re: mouse not working under X, while ok in gpm
Thanks, Kent, this is by far the most comprehensive respond I ever
received! Actually, you won't need to explain this much, If you have read
my OP. :-)
On Sat, 07 Aug 2004 19:35:27 -0500, Kent West wrote:
Please post the contents of your /etc/gpm.conf file and the appropriate
"InputDevice" section of your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file.
Step two - configure gpm.
As stated in my OP, my console mouse works fine.
Step three - Configure X to read from /dev/gpmdata.
So I googled/read/did. But as I said, it didn't work -- in fact after
startx, my console mouse is destroyed (there is an extremely long delay
when starting X).
Installing gpm from within X or without won't make any difference, other
than possibly confusing the mouse driver until the next restart of X, or
confusing the mouse driver if the settings are wrong. But it's not
I installed gpm while in X, I think my X is now permanently damaged.