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Re: Extra `mouse' button on a Thinkpad T21

First, make gpm repeat a protocol like IMPS/2 or ms3 and
set X up accordingly.
Then set this option in your /etc/X11/XF86Config :

ZAxisMapping	4 5

That should let you use it as a scroll mouse ( buttons 4 and 5 ).

Rob Helmer

On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 03:15:01PM -0500, Stephen Peters wrote:
> I've been working with getting Debian running in all its glory on an
> IBM Thinkpad T21, and am pretty pleased -- except for one tiny issue.
> The T21 has a large button with a blue marking underneath the left-
> and right-`mouse' buttons.  Under Windows, this is used as a scroll
> button.
> I'd like to set this up as a middle mouse button, but I'm not sure
> how.  I can't just remap it with xmodmap, since it's currently not
> even being read by X (tested using xev).  In addition, none of the
> mouse configurations in gpm seem to activate it.
> Anyone have any ideas?
> -- 
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