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Re: X, mouse, oss.sgi.com?

On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 02:21:39PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 01:43:25PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 11:35:10AM +0000, Greg MATTHEWS wrote:
> > [..snip..] 
> > > i never got the ps2 mouse working properly under X even after creating the 
> > > /dev/psaux i could get X to start but mouse movement was erratic with spurious 
> > I've not used this for quiet some time(since gpm's repeater mode gives
> > you a cut'n'paste on the console and in X) - but this definitely once worked.
> > This does *not* work if you're running both gpm and X. Could you check
> > if it's still flaky, when you're disabling gpm?
> > 
> > > button events. the solution (from this list) was to use /dev/gpmdata and set 
> > > up gpm to use the raw option. this does have the unfortunate side effect of 
> > > not being tunable so mouse movement is a bit slow. i also have a 24bit card 
> > Isn't that tunable in gpm?
> The problem with gpm and repeater mode is that you cant open /dev/psaux
> more than once. Normally when running gpm + X (gpm in non repeater mode)
> gpm closes the device when you switch to X. X opens the device and you
> are happy. If you are running gpm in repeater mode it will NOT stop
> reading from /dev/psaux or close it. Which means X cant work if using
> /dev/psaux. You NEED to use /dev/gpmdata.
Which is exactly my point. The "this definitely once worked" above
refers to X + /dev/psaux *only* - no gpm. If this doesn't work, I'd just
like to know about it, since this would be a bug in XFree86 PS/2 handling.
 -- Guido

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