I've found that if you're using gpm, a nice way to protect against mouse
changes/upgrades is to set gpm to repeat mouse data as a certain fixed
protocol (serial IntelliMouse is good), have X look at /dev/gpmdata and
tellit what type of mouse it is then all you ever have to do is get gpm
working with the new mouse.
Atlernatively change Protocol from "Microsoft" to "PS/2".
On 4 May 00, at 12:37, Peter Dempsey wrote:
> I've just switched from a serial to a PS2 mouse on my laptop. (Toshiba
> T1910CS, 486 25MHz, 200MB HD, 4MB Ram, Slackware 3.3 )
>> I've linked /dev/mouse to /dev/psaux and gpm is working fine. The problem
> is that when I startx the pointer goes to top left of the screen and does
> odd things. (I was lightly amused by an earlier posting when someone
> thought Xfree4 was broken when it started up with TWM)
>> I came across this before but cannot remember what to do. I know it's
> something to do with the Pointer section of XF86Config so here's a snip of
>> Section "Pointer"
> Protocol "Microsoft"
> Device "/dev/mouse"
> # Emulate3Buttons
> # Emulate3Timeout 50
>> I know I'm going to kick myself when I find out.
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