Re: Xpmac etc.
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 08:27:58PM +0100, Paul Talacko wrote:
> I went and got Xpmac. It works! Well sort of. My mouse freezes in X,
> but it works fine in gpm. There is an older thread somewhere here saying
> that new kernels don't support adb mice. How come it works in gpm then? I
> don't know where to begin to look for a fix for this - there is not a lot
> of documentation on Xpmac.
Turn off gpm (/etc/init.d/gpm stop) and try X again. X can't use the mouse
'cuz gpm is using it. x86 (and ppc, using FBDev) get around this by using
/dev/gpmdata for a mouse device. However Xpmac tries to use the device
directly. I think anyways. :)
Tom Rini (TR1265)
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