dead mouse

Tobias Aigner lists at
Thu Apr 8 09:59:00 PDT 2004

On Thu, 8 Apr 2004 07:13:29 -0400
"prague" <korndistortion at> wrote:

> Hey everyone,


> I went through the install okay but the mouse (an optical mouse,
> non-USB) is dead when i do 'startx'. The mouse should be recognized as
> a PS/2 but it wasn't. I have edited the XF86Config and changed it to
> an IMPS/2 and added
> Options "Buttons" "5"
> Options "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

In my case I have to put these lines in my XF86Config:

    Option "Protocol"    "SysMouse"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/sysmouse"
    Option "ZAXisMapping" "4 5"

And everything works fine for me. Just try it. Protocol Auto doesn't
work here correctly.

Tobias Aigner

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