Re: Update: immovable mouse cursor under XFree86 (Debian 1.3)
"Charles Read" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I believe both "PS/2" and "/dev/mouse"
> are correct.
> What else could be messing up the mouse/cursor?
There are certain ambiguities in the way that you specified how you
connected your mouse to the computer. Here are the correct
possibilities, to the best of my knowledge:
1. Mouse is connected to a PS/2 (aka mini-DIN 6, which is circular) port.
The port is set as /dev/psaux, which can be a link from /dev/mouse.
The kernel has the psaux module loaded.
The mouse type under XF86Setup is set as "PS/2".
With this setup the third button will not work.
2. Mouse is connected to a serial port (DB-9 or DB-5, which is
The port is set as /dev/ttyS, which can be a link from
The kernel does not need the psaux module loaded.
The mouse type under XF86Setup is set as "Intellimouse."
The third button should work.
Ben Pfaff <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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