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Re: X working on VMware

On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 02:21:24PM +0900, Yamamoto, Hiroyuki wrote:
> Have I made a mistake in the method of generating /dev/mouse?
> I generate /dev/cons/mouse by
> # console -d vga -d pc_kbd --repeat=kbd -d pc_mouse --repeat=mouse -c /dev/vcs
> or
> # console -d vga -d pc_kbd --repeat=kbd -d pc_mouse --repeat=mouse --protocol=ps/2 -c /dev/vcs
> and /dev/mouse is symbolic-link to /dev/cons/mouse.

Yes, that should work fine.

> Another WEB site says the method of generating /dev/mouse as follows.
> # settrans /dev/mouse /hurd/mouse --protocol=ps/2
> But /hurd/mouse doesn't exist.

I've never seen this. I guess it's an old site.

> Moreover, it is described /var/log/Xorg.0.log in anxious as follows though I am sure to have deleted "ZAxisMapping" and "Emulate3Buttons."
> (==) Configured Mouse: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
> (**) Configured Mouse: ZAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5

Let me recall that the mouse support isn't entirely functionnal. For example,
you can't drag (click and then move the mouse, to select text or move a
window). Also, I didn't find any error in your log. Please paste it on
a paste site like http://pastebin.com/ so that we have all the details.

Richard Braun

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