MS Intellimouse and XFree86
malcolm.kay at internode.on.net
Fri Sep 19 06:53:45 PDT 2003
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 07:06, Reid Linnemann wrote:
> Okay, so here's the skinny:
> I have a 3-button mouse with Z axis (wheel) that behaves as a PS/2
> Running moused -f -p /dev/psm0 shows Z axis events reported when I use the
> However, in X using /dev/sysmouse as the mouse device, no Z axis events
> make it through. This is confirmed by running xev(8) and spinning the
> mousewheel in the window. No events are printed.
> This seems to me as an error in either the sysmouse driver or in the
> XFree86 mouse handling of the sysmouse driver, I really can only make wild
> guesses.. but those seem to me to be reasonable. Does anyone have any
Pointer section in XF86config:-
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/sysmouse"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
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