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Re: XFree86 Mouse error after rawhide updates



On Wednesday 18 February 2004 13:20, Gene C. wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 February 2004 14:14, Gerry Tool wrote:
> > On Wednesday 18 February 2004 13:10, Thiago Vinhas de Moraes wrote:
> > > After latest updates from rawhide, my XFree86 stopped working. It
> > > claims that the /dev/mice/something is missing. I tried changing it to
> > > /dev/mouse on XFree86 but the same happens. I tried reconfiguring the
> > > mouse with mouseconfig but gpm cannot find the mouse to. What can I do?
> > >
> > > Thiago
> >
> > This is a problem with the current rawhide kernels.  Revert to using a
> > kernel no higher than 2.6.2-1.81.  I've experienced the same problems
> > with two kernels after that.
>
> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=116118
>
> Also, I have successfully got things to work with the following two manual
> changes:
>
> 1. Edit /etc/X11/XF86Config and replace "/dev/psaux" with "/dev/mouse"
>
> 2. in directory /dev, change (delete and add) the symbolic link so instead
> of mouse->psaux you have mouse->input/mice
>
> This worked for me.
> --
> Gene

Your suggestions worked for me, also.  I'm now using 2.6.2-1.87

Gerry




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