[nSLUG] Follow-up (Debian, no X window)..got one mouse working -
rb.ashley at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 18:19:01 ADT 2006
A couple of quirks. If I do
then on the mouse screen choose
the next screen does NOT contain the option to select "ImPS2"
"Enable 3 button mouse?" <YES>
and next screen is
"Enable scroll events from mouse wheel" <YES>
This give me no mouse and no keyboard, essentially freezing me at the
But...If on the first mouse selection screen I do
the next screen gives me various choices, including
So, in conclusion, I can't get to the ImPS/2 option if on the previous
screen I choose /dev/input/mice...AND I CAN get the ImPS/2 option if
on the previous screen I choose /dev/psaux.
In sum, the mice suspects:
1) Old Logitech 2-button, works with /dev/psaux then PS/2
2) New Microsoft 2-button + wheel 1) hasn't worked yet, 2) freezes the
keyboard (in graphic log-in) and 3) disabled launch of X windows,
these errors depending on choice of /dev/input/mice and either enabled
or disabled 3-button emulation and scroll wheel.
The old mouse is 5-pin serial.
The new mouse is a USB plugged into a ps/2 adapter, then into the box
on the serial mouse input.
I have two USB ports. Should I try removing the ps/2 adapter?
Any suggestions, thanks!! In any case, I still have a functional
debian sarge with gnome and working input devices. Getting there!
Appreciate everybody's input so far.
On 8/15/06, Stephen Gregory <nslug at kernelpanic.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 10:58:55PM -0300, Robert Ashley wrote:
> > If I want to use my USB wheel mouse, do I switch to dev/input/mouse?
> choose "/dev/input/mice" and the "ImPS/2" protocol/driver for the
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