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Re: GUI woes

On Sun, Mar 03, 2002 at 12:15:40AM +0530, shyamk wrote:
>  am having problems with using my Logitech 3 - button PS/2
>  mouse on GUI .I do get it in the text-mode console , but when I startx
>  and Ctrl - C    off the following is what I get :-
>  Warning: /dev/psaux unable to get status of mouse fd (Inappropriate
>  ioctl for device)

You do use gpm, don't you?
X can't read from /dev/psaux as gpm already reads from it.

reconfigure gpm (in /etc/gmp.conf) to use:


and reconfigure X (in /etc/X11/XF86Config) to use

   Protocol        "PS/2"
   Device          "/dev/gpmdata"

in section 'Pointer'.

groetjes, carel

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