[lug] USB Mouse w/Debian
Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov
Fri Jan 23 08:24:59 MST 2004
Frank Rehberger wrote:
> Gary Hodges wrote:
>> I've tried a bunch of different things in the XF86Config-4 file,
>> including cut and pastes from the Debian site. Here is my last
>> Identifier "USB Mice"
>> Driver "mouse"
>> # Option "CorePointer"
>> Option "Protocol" "imps/2"
>> Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
>> # Option "Device" "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>> # Option "Buttons" "5"
> XF86Config-4 is not usual name nowadays, this filename was used years
> agon, switching from release 3 to 4. I am using Redhat-9.0 on my
> laptop switching between touchpad and USB-Mouse frequently, this
> config should do for USB mouse for desktop, too:
The default install only includes a XF86Config-4 file. While playing
around I renamed that file without the -4 and it read it fine too. I
didn't try it with both filenames so I don't know which would take
BTW, I got X going just before leaving yesterday. I guess it didn't
like the nv driver with the LCD since it came up fine once I figured out
how to compile the Nvidia (nvidia) driver.
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