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Re: X problem on Sparc classic solved

On Tue, 18 Apr 2000 08:04:40 -0400, Chad Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2000 at 01:24:38PM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
>> I looked a bit further into it: the default gpm configuration emits "ms3"
>> data on /dev/gpmdata while the X server expects "sun" data. Gpm is not
>> able to send "sun" data to /dev/gpmdata. As /dev/sunmouse is a "single
>> open" mouse device, IMHO the gpm and Xsun packages should be mutual
>> exclusive.
> Can't you set the 'Relayed' protocol to be 'raw' and have it work?  (I
> don't know -- just suggesting a possibility, from looking at the manpage.)

I tried, but it doesn't work. The X server needs the real /dev/sunmouse,
most probably because it wants to do some ioctl()s on it which fail on


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2783635  Fax: +31-15-2781843  Email: J.A.K.Mouw@its.tudelft.nl
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