USB mice in X?
lurker at wolfenet.com
Fri Feb 11 10:55:33 PST 2000
Well, I have compiled and installed kernel 2.3.31 and have gotten it to
recognize my mouse but Xwindows freezes and crashes my entire system! What
I need is how to setup my XF86Config file to see the mouse.
What protocol and what device?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett G. Monroe" <bmonroe at u.washington.edu>
To: "UW Linux Group" <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2000 10:44 AM
Subject: Re: USB mice in X?
> 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.
> ) |o)____ ) Dept. Microbiology )
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> ) | |onroe ) bmonroe at u.washington.edu )
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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
> > but I want ot get rid of that eventually....
> > BTW, congrats on being ./ed dave.
> > -Devin
> > > Hey all, I just recompiled my kernel last night to include the beta
> > > support. I also compiled in support for USB mice. Now the question
> > how
> > > do I get X to see my USB mouse? In the /etc/XF86Config file I have
> > > protocol set to "IMPS/2" and the device is /dev/psaux. I have the new
> > > intellimouse Explorer and want to use that in X. What do I set the
> > > to and the protocol to in the XF86Config file?
> > >
> > > Thanks again!
> > >
> > > -Devin
> > >
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