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Re: Remapping Mouse Keys

"Andrew B. Arthur" <aarthur@imaclinux.net> writes:

> Hi.
> I'm on a PowerMac 4400/200 with an ATI Mach64 VT Internal Video, using
> atyfb, linux-pmac-devel from Sat Oct 21 (uname -a: Linux cowsandcorn
> 2.4.0-test10 #3 Sat Oct 21 09:39:08 EDT 2000 ppc unknown). At any rate,
> with the New Input Layer (and devfs also), I have to use Xpmac rev. 10
> with this, because older Xpmac revs, don't support the imps2 protocol
> provided by /dev/usbmouse (or nowdays /dev/input/mice). XFree86 3.3 and
> 4.0's fbdev driver is slow, and it appears to have (endianess?)
> problems, that leave black bloches on the screen when moving windows, or
> doing other activities that involve alot of pixel movement. XFree86
> 4.0's ati driver seems to lock up on me after a few minutes of use. 
> Okay back to the problem. My MacAlly ADB 2 Button Mouse works fine with
> this setup, as left mouse gets me left click, and right mouse gives me
> right click in X (or middle click in console). My Kensington ADB Orbit
> Trackball, on the otherhand causes right click to be mapped to middle
> click in both console or X. This is fine for me in console (as I mostly
> want to middle click in the console for cut and paste). But for X, this
> behavior is just annoyning (as lots of X programs use right click). With
> previous Xpmac revs, I got around this using xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 3
> 2", but this won't work (it broken) due to changes made by Kevin
> Hendricks when porting USB support to Xpmac. 
> For now I am just using my MacAlley mouse, but I would like to be able
> to use my trackball (and have right button, right click). I've taken a
> look at the kernel driver (mac_keyb.c) but I am at a miss where to
> change this. Maybe there is something I am overlooking, like in proc
> that I can change to make this hppen.
> Thank You for Your Time And Effort.
> Sincerly,
> Andrew B. Arthur
> aarthur@imaclinux.net

gpm can also map mouse buttons. Sysntax is -B 132, see man gpm.


-- Andre

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