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Re: USB mouse and X-Windows 4.2.0

On Mon, 2002-06-24 at 12:54, Erich Schubert wrote:
> I configured my X-Server to use /dev/input/mice, using input core.
> That way my xserver doesn't care if i have an usb mouse connected at
> all. My logitech dual optical works fine this way.
> I don't know for sure about suspend, but i don't recall having problems
> with Xfree 4.1 at least. At least after un- and replugging it should
> work again.

I use this same method, with a usb logitech first mouse... It works, and
I can always use the mouse in X, after suspend, and also after removing
and re-inserting the mouse. I've also got my laptop's touchpad mapped to
/dev/input/mice so they both control the pointer (X and console).

The only problem I notice is that the scrollwheel doesn't work when the
mouse isn't connected on starting of X, it drop's back to a default ps2
mouse with 3 buttons (and not 5...)

Mark Janssen -- maniac(at)maniac.nl -- GnuPG Key Id: 357D2178
Unix / Linux, Open-Source and Internet Consultant @ SyConOS IT
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