Re: Bug#81029: Documentation (install.en.txt)
On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 06:55:19PM -0800, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> The mouse can be used by both in Linux console (gpm) and X window.
> Preferred configuration / signal flow shall be as follows.
> mouse => /dev/psaux => gpm => /dev/gpmdata -> /dev/mouse => X
This made sense when the psaux driver didn't support multiple opens.
Linking /dev/mouse to /dev/psaux gives a much better feel and cuts out
most lag and jerkiness even on a loaded system.
> This approach to use gpm even in X has advantages when mouse is
> unplugged inadvently. Simply restarting gpm with
Nice, but not quite worth it, IMO. And unnecessary for USB mice.
Just my opinions.