configuring X on the Presario with the 8200M driver

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at
Sat Sep 26 12:26:18 UTC 2009

Jules Gilbert wrote:
> now i got up (by doing the startx as root,) but i dont' have a working mouse.
> when I am in screen mode (normal, -- with no X.) when I move the
> mouse, I can see the 'arrow' pointer move just fine.
> So...

If you are running hald you probably need

         option  "AutoAddDevices"        "off"
         option  "AllowEmptyInput"       "off"

in the ServerFlags section in xorg.conf

Or you can configure hal to recognise them - there are various threads 
in the archives i believe.


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