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Re: Unidentified subject!

On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 11:03:26PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > Dexter wouldn't detect my mouse (I with gpm on and gpm off, I tried linking
> > /dev/mouse to both /dev/gpmdata and /dev/psaux ie. ln -sf /dev/psaux
> > /dev/mouse.
> What do you mean it wouldn't "detect" your mouse?  It doesn't try.  (It
> uses a program called mdetect to do so, if that program is present.)
> mdetect is something we're using at Progeny and which I plan to package for
> Debian once I've got it un-automade.

This is really confusing.  Dexter should not present a "can try again
to detect your mouse" dialog if the tool it uses to do so is not there. 
It does, currently.  Confused the heck out of me when it told me I had
no mouse.


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