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Re: kernel 2.6.3-2.1.196 - (mice or mouse)



I did the change tin the Xfreeconfig  and point it to /devinput/mice and it 
works
thanks very much
alton

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Cornette" <redhat-jc insight rr com>
To: <fedora-test-list redhat com>
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 9:21 PM
Subject: Re: kernel 2.6.3-2.1.196 - (mice or mouse)


> Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > On Feb 21, 2004, "alton bailey" <ojgbagg27ab msn com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>I upgrade my kernel yesterday and reboot my System running FC2 Test1 and 
> >>I
> >>got a message stating ( I cannot start X Server your graphical interface 
> >>it
> >>seem the pointing device your mouse is not setup correctly) how can I
> >>resolve this problem or do I have to use the kernel that works with my 
> >>mice
> >
> >
> > Search for one of the dozen threads about /dev/input/mice in the past
> > few days.
> >
> > BTW, if you're running FC, why are you using 2.1.196 instead of the
> > kernel from the Fedora development tree?
> >
>
> I was wondering why there were two instances to add information for the
> mouse. I realize that by the comments that it is for multiple mice
> configuration. (Laptop keypad and maybe a ps2 or usb external mouse.)
>
> Since the second instance pointed to "/dev/input/mice" and the first one
> pointed to now no longer valid "/dev/psaux" for ps2.
> Why are they both still present? I thought from reading mailing lists
> that the new "/dev/input/mice" worked for multiple devices already.
> (especially with the plural used)
>
> Anyway, I changed mine to both point to /dev/input/mice and X is working
> fine with the two identical entries. Is this first entry intended to
> point to /dev/mouse, which is symlinked and changed by kudzu or whatever?
>
> I didn't see the use of symlinking "/dev/mouse" to "/dev/input/mouse",
> just in case kudzu had some strange ideas as to what to change the link 
> to.
>
> Jim
>
>
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