Mouse under X
Alex de Kruijff
freebsd at akruijff.dds.nl
Tue Nov 4 17:36:08 PST 2003
On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 08:14:28AM -0600, Nathan Kinkade wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 01:48:31AM +0100, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 10:34:09PM +1000, Adam Flaherty wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I have recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 and am having trouble getting my
> > > PS/2 mouse to work with X11/ Gnome. The mouse works when setting up
> > > moused with /stand/sysinstall and xf86cfg but when gnome loads any
> > > mouse movement translates into the cursor moving to the top right of
> > > the screen. I have tried the various protocols under xf86cfg and
> > > followed the instructions in the FAQ that suggest adding lines to the
> > > config file, and also linking /dev/mouse and /dev/sysmouse. I am at a
> > > loss so any help would be highly appreciated.
> > >
> > This also enable a mouse wheel if you have one.
> > This is my setup:
> > /etc/rc.conf:
> > moused_flags="-a .4"
> > moused_enable="YES"
> > moused_port="/dev/psm0"
> > moused_type="auto"
> > /etc/X11/XF86Config:
> > Section "InputDevice"
> > Identifier "Mouse0"
> > Driver "mouse"
> > Option "Protocol" "auto"
> > Option "Device" "/dev/sysmouse"
> > Option "Buttons" "5"
> > Option
> > "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> > EndSection
> On my own system - 5.1-RELEASE - I have found that if I pass the '-a 4'
> argument to moused, that adding the ZAxisMapping declaration to
> XF86Config causes the mouse wheel to not work. When passing '-a 4' to
> moused I only declare "Options Buttons 5" in XF86Config and the mouse
> wheel works as expected.
This could be a bug in proberly moused. I'm affraid I can't tell you any
more than that. It works on 4.x.
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