[techtalk] Problems with mouse and X

Eva Fenrich eva at faveve.uni-stuttgart.de
Sat Mar 24 22:47:32 EST 2001

On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 11:54:13AM -0600, ktb wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 09:20:14AM -0800, jennyw wrote:
> Before going any farther with configuring this mouse to run in X, turn
> off gpm (console mouse driver).  For some reason 2.2 has a hard time
> with gpm running and a working X mouse.  Some people get it to work but
> it would be wise to start without gpm initially.  Maybe it is already 
> turned off but I thought I'd give you a heads up, if you didn't know.  
You might also try to use 
/dev/gpmdata as your mouse-device

Eva Fenrich					
Fachschaft Umweltschutztechnik
Universitaet Stuttgart
eva at faveve.uni-stuttgart.de
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