Re: Problems with mouse.
Marc Abrams wrote:
> Things are changing at NetForward!
> Brown, Paul, BROWNPA2 wrote:
> I have just installed the latest version of Debian GNU/Linux (v 1.2
> I think)
> and when
> it came to the device installation section I asked it to install the
> MS Bus
> driver. When the system boots up it says that it has found the bus
> when I tried to install XFree86 it could not find any mouse attached
> matter what
> device I told it to use. To try and see if I could access the mouse
> outside X
> I obtained the gpm module and installed it, but to no avail, it to
> did not
> show any
> signs of being able to access the mouse, no errors, but no mouse
> This is my exact setup :
> Debian GNU/Linux 1.2
> Old Microsoft Inport Bus Mouse Adapter Card and Mouse
> msbusmouse module installed saying that device is /dev/msmouse
> gpm installed with device set to /dev/msmouse and type set to any of
> or bare
> When gpm goes into it's test phase it says that it connects to
> fine, but
> none of the types give me any joy. Can anybody help ?
> I have read some older messages from this mailing list that said
> about needing
> to get a new kernel version, is this still required for the latest
> of Debian GNU/Linux.
> If so what do I have to get and where do I get it from ?
> Many thanks in advance to anybody who is able to help.
> Paul Brown
> Add the -R option to your gpm configuration, and that should work. It
> did for me.
I found the same problem using an PS/2 mouse, we fixed installing a new
Download kernel source, and then configure to your conditions. I think
that is better that download a kernel image.