I looked at it and it said ttyS0 instead of psaux, so where should I go from
----- Original Message -----
From: Breathnach, Proinnsias(Dublin) <breatpro at MLE.CO.UK>
To: 'Derek Lande' <dlande at eircom.net>
Cc: 'ILUG' <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 1999 9:51 AM
Subject: RE: [ILUG] Mouse Problems & Graphics Problems
> Hi - Welcome ...
>> Your mouse problem:
> Try linking /dev/mouse to /dev/ttyS0 (COM1 in DOS)
> The commands are as follow:
> ALT-CTRL-F1 (to go to a console)
> login as root
> ls -l /dev/mouse
> you should see lrwxrwxrwx or similar in the leftmost column
> the 'l' is the important bit here, if that says anything else, DON'T do
> next bits ...
> If there's something like " -> /dev/psaux " we have the problem isolated
> if it says ttyS0 instead of psaux this won't work ...
> rm /dev/mouse
> ln -s /dev/ttyS0 /dev/mouse
> now you want to
> telinit 1
> (go to single user mode)
> followed by
> telinit 5
> (full multi-user mode)
> The mouse should work ...
>> (The Mode Numbers MAY be wrong, if you want you can 'shutdown -r now'
>> For your XServer problem ....
> What exactly did you download from Creative, if it was an XServer
> you'll need to replace the link to XF86_* with one to the new server and
> should be well (you'll probably have to edit the XF86Config file to suit
> your needs.
>> Hope this helps,
>>> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Derek Lande [SMTP:dlande at eircom.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 1999 18:46
> > To: ilug at linux.ie> > Subject: [ILUG] Mouse Problems & Graphics Problems
> > Ok, well this is my first post to the list so hello everybody! Anyway I
> > am
> > trying to get Caldera Open Linux 2.2 running on a machine of mine. It
> > installed fine and everything is grand except I cant get my mouse to
> > which basically means that the KDE environment is useless. I've tried a
> > number of different standard serial mice plugged into com1. No matter
> > what
> > it just wont budge. The mouse works fine in windows btw... Anyway I
> > a
> > modem in com4 but that shouldnt be clashing I think, the other cards I
> > have
> > include a voodoo, scsi, ethernet, sound and graphics. Any ideas as to
> > what
> > could be up? Any help would be appreciated. I'm very adept in the
> > windows/dos environment but this is pretty much my first time going near
> > Linux (didn't use Unix either).
> > I have RH6.0 If that might help.
> > Oh I tried it on my other machine and my problem is that neither RH6.0
> > COL2.2 support my graphics card (well will only run in about 320*240 in
> > 8bpp
> > colour. My card is a Creative 3D Blaster Banshee 16mb SGRAM AGP. Any
> > ideas?
> > I got linux drivers for it from creative but I dont have any idea how to
> > install them (-: Especially since kde is pretty much useless in
> > Thanks in advance
> > Any ideas for either machine would be much appreciated.
> > Derek Lande
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