Re: trackpad/button vs. external mouse
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On Friday 13 June 2003 18:03, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> I tried following the instructions here, but nothing worked. then a
> friend and i traded mice, and his ps/2 mouse works fine, when my usb
> one wasn't! and i do have USB support in my kernel, i'm sure, because
> my (USB) keyboard is working. weird ... but solved, i guess :)
This is what I did:
1st) Assured that the "HID input layer support" ("USB support" kernel menu)
was enabled in the kernel configuration (AFAIK, you can only build in this
option, not compile it as a module). If not, you should recompile your kernel
with this option enabled!
2nd) Did uncomment (or even manage to use this) the following section in
(as you can see, I've got a Logitech USB Optical Mouse)
Identifier "Logitech Mouse Opt"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "ChordMiddle" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
The "SendCoreEvents" allows the driver to work together with the other drivers
for pointing systems you have (such the touchpad and the "built-in botton").
At the end of the same file, in the "ServerLayout" section, you should even
add the marked line:
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen "Default Screen"
InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
InputDevice "Synaptics Touchpad"
InputDevice "Logitech Mouse Opt" <-----
Feel free to change the names of the device, but remember to be coherent first
and then! The name must be the same: if not, it won't work!
3rd) Let the kernel load at boot time the following modules:
plus all the other modules you already got in the /etc/modules file.
This should help you solving the problem: it helped me!
Let me (us) know if it works.
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