USB mice in X?
Brett G. Monroe
bmonroe at u.washington.edu
Fri Feb 11 10:44:34 PST 2000
If I'm not mistaken there is no (or little) support for usb devices in
the current stable linux kernel (2.2.x), though if you feel adventurous, I
have heard that there is support in the current dev kernel (2.3.x) which
should make it into the 2.4 kernel...whenever it is released.
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On Fri, 11 Feb 2000, Devin Scherck wrote:
> Wow, I am so.... underwhelmed by the responses! ^_^
> If someone could kindly point me to a place to learn about USB & linux I
> would really appreciate it though. I am using the PS2 adapter on my mouse
> but I want ot get rid of that eventually....
> BTW, congrats on being ./ed dave.
> > Hey all, I just recompiled my kernel last night to include the beta USB
> > support. I also compiled in support for USB mice. Now the question is,
> > do I get X to see my USB mouse? In the /etc/XF86Config file I have the
> > protocol set to "IMPS/2" and the device is /dev/psaux. I have the new M$
> > intellimouse Explorer and want to use that in X. What do I set the device
> > to and the protocol to in the XF86Config file?
> > Thanks again!
> > -Devin
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