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Re: GPM + Xfree86



On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 04:07:12PM -0400, Cancer Omega wrote:
> I installed GPM and got it working flawlessly with my Intellimouse
> PS/2. Now, I start X, and my mouse will refuse to move. I commented
> out imwheel from my ~/.xinitrc, same result. The only way I can get
> my mouse to work in X is to kill GPM.
> 
> Anybody else experienced this ?

I'm using one with both GPM and X with no problems.  I don't even have
a ~/.xinitrc, but in /etc/X11/XF86Config I have the following:

Section "Pointer"
    Protocol    "IMPS/2"
    Device      "/dev/mouse"
    ZAxisMapping  4 5
    Buttons 7

and in /etc/gpm.conf I have:

device=/dev/psaux
responsiveness=25
type=imps2
append="-l \"a-zA-Z0-9_.:~/\300-\326\330-\366\370-\377\""
repeat_type=

/dev/mouse is a symlink to /dev/psaux.

I have observed that the wheel doesn't work with all X apps.  It does
work with browsers (netscape, mozilla, galeon), however.

-- 
Bob Nielsen, N7XY                          nielsen@oz.net
Bainbridge Island, WA                      http://www.oz.net/~nielsen
 



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