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Re: MS Intellimouse Explorer

On Tue, 24 Dec 2002 02:52:52 +0000 (UTC), Faheem Mitha
<faheem@email.unc.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Dec 2002 16:08:52 -0500, Trey Sizemore <trey@fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> I liked the idea of Knoppix and downloaded it to try.  I noticed that my
>> Intellimouse Explorer (USB/optical) does not work however.  Side to side
>> motion moves the mouse up and down (up and down does nothing) and
>> clicking the mouse buttons moves the cursor to the right incrementally.
>> The mouse works fine in Red Hat and Libranet, but I have the same mouse
>> issue in Mandrake 9.0.  I have posted to both forums over the past weeks
>> with no results (other than switch to a PS/2 mouse) and searched many
>> FAQs.  Any help in resolving this issue is greatly appreciated.
> I have the Intellimouse Explorer, and I get the same behaviour with
> the default bootup. But have you tried booting Knoppix with "knoppix
> wheelmouse" at the bootprompt? This enables IMPS/2 protocol for
> wheelmice.

I just googled for "knoppix intellimous" and found someone who said
"knoppix wheelmouse" doesn't work and that "the cursor just runs
mindlessly on the screen, ending at the far right where it stays no
matter what I try". Oh well. I guess I should try these things before
recommending them.

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