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Re: X Window System - Mouse - Newbie Question

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 07:26:42PM -0700, Anthony wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to get my X Windows working and everything seems Okay except for
> my mouse.
> I've configured the XF86Config file.
> I have a Microsoft Intellimouse with 3 buttons including the scroller.
> I have the config file pointed to the default /dev/mouse.
> The problem is when X Windows starts up I get no curser and the mouse
> doesn't work.
> I shut down X and than I see the following error.
> Warning: /dev/mouse unable to get status of mouse fd (Input/output error)
> Is this a common fix?
> Thanks for any help.

Is /dev/mouse a symbolic link to the correct device?

Are you running gpm?  If so, set it up for repeat=raw and point X to

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