[techtalk] Re: disappearing mouse
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Sat Feb 3 13:42:10 EST 2001
On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 01:33:25PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
rottie at pandora.be thought:
> This is not really an elegant solution but why don't you take a backup of
> your XF86Config file and then run sax to configure your mouse. It will
> create a new config file and you can compare the settings it uses with
> your old config file.
> I'm not really fond of sax (always seems to screw up my configuration of
> the video) but in this case it could point you in the right direction..
> Also, do you have a ps/2 or serial mouse and which type is it?
> And what line have you got in XF86Config concerning this mouse?
> If you quote it, maybe we can see what's wrong..
> One last remark, in my system the XF86Config file (and its backups) is
> located in /etc, which seems the only logical location to me.. I don't
> know about RedHat though, it does not always follow standards..
Try running "mouseconfig" (I think) as root. That will configure only
your mouse and leave your video stuff alone.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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