Re: tiny mouse howto - console gpm, X and mouse wheel
Carel, thank you for your suggestions. The
wheel is working beautifully now.
> > Well, i reinstalled gpm and install imwheel,
> > because someone mentioned gpm might require
> > imwheel??? My mouse still works, but not the
> No imwheel needed!
> > A snip of my XF86Config-4 file:
> > Identifier "Mouse1"
> > Driver "mouse"
> > Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
> last time I checked, you needed "IMPS/2" here, and you need the
> ZAxisMapping 4 5
This must have quotes, otherwise it will not
parse correctly. So, it should look like:
ZAxisMapping "4 5"
> > Option "Device" "/dev/gpmdata"
> > My gpm.conf file:
> > device=/dev/psaux
> > responsiveness=
> > repeat_type=raw
> > type=PS/2
> I think PS/2 is unknown to gpm, the proper name is ps2, but
> to get the wheel to work I think you need imps2.
I thought that too, but i was confused because X
uses PS/2 instead of ps2.
The reason i hadn't implemented IMPS/2 was because
i thought it was only for USB mice. Perhaps next
time i shall RTFM.
Thank you everyone for your assistance!