Re: PS2 mouse and gpm
KerstinKerstin Hoef-Emden scripsit:
>On 21 Jul 2000, Joachim Trinkwitz wrote:
>> I had these problems too, but now the combination of X *and* gpm works
>> flawlessly with a logitech 3-button mouse with the following gpm.conf:
>> append="-l \"a-zA-Z0-9_.:~/\300-\326\330-\366\370-\377\""
>> and the following lines in XF86Config:
>> Section "Pointer"
>> Protocol "PS/2"
>> Device "/dev/mouse"
>This setting did not work for me. I have the following lines in
> Protocol "MouseSystems"
> Device "/dev/gpmdata"
Well... I had (before removing gpm altogether) the same config as
Kerstin. However, and this is _why_ I removed gpm, I couldn't get my
ps/2 wheel mouse working... I had a look at man gpm and it says that
this setting works fot 3buttons mouses... Now, my mouse has 4 bouttons
+ the wheel, which infact make it a 6-button mouse. I have 2
First, is it possible to have gpm working and X getting
Button4 and Button5 events (the ones produced by the wheel)? I tried
to put type=raw in gpmconfig but it didn't help).
Second, anybody knows a way to use all the 4 buttons? I know that X
standard says that there are at most 5 buttons on a mouse, but it
should be possible to configure the extra button to produce a
KeyPressed event, say binding it to the Alt key...
TYA for help
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