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Re: USB mouse and X-Windows 4.2.0



On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 01:46:44PM +0200, Mark Janssen wrote:
> 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...)

Does switching to vt6 and back to vt7 get the scrollwheel going? It does
for me (but my mouse isn't via USB though).

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