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Re: [vox-tech] I just installed deb - Problems with X
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Re: [vox-tech] I just installed deb - Problems with X



Matt,

I tried to respond earlier, but it doesn't seem to have gone through.  That
WORKED (pointing /dev/mouse at /dev/psaux).  I wonder why it didn't get
configured correctly on the install?

Thanks a lot
Jay

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Roper" <mattrope@mattrope.com>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2001 10:03 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] I just installed deb - Problems with X


> Are you running gpm (the console mouse driver)?  If not, then you should
> make /dev/mouse a symbolic link to /dev/psaux.  If you are using gpm,
> then you need to set the repeat_type value to "raw" in /etc/gpm.conf.
>
>
> Matt
>
> On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 10:13:25AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > From: "Jay Strauss" <jjstrauss@yahoo.com>
> > To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] I just installed deb - Problems with X
> > Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2001 10:13:25 -0500
> > X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.50.4807.1700
> > Reply-To: vox-tech@lists.mother.com
> >
> > I have a /dev/mouse:
> >
> > deb:/# ls -la /dev/mouse
> > lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root           12 Oct  7 04:39 /dev/mouse ->
> > /dev/gpmdata
> > deb:/#
> >
> > but it points to a file as opposed to a pipe.  When I did the install,
it
> > asked about my mouse (its a ps/2 mouse, round connector) but it didn't
seem
> > to configure correctly.
> >
> > Jay
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Foo Lim" <fwlim@ucdavis.edu>
> > To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2001 5:56 AM
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] I just installed deb - Problems with X
> >
> >
> > > Well, is there a file /dev/mouse?  If there isn't there should be.
For my
> > > deb sys, it looks like this:
> > >
> > > lrwxrwxrwx    1 root            7 Jun 22 16:34 /dev/mouse -> gpmdata|
> > >
> > > which seems to be a named pipe (?).  Use the ln command as root:
> > >
> > > ln -s /dev/gpmdata /dev/mouse
> > >
> > > Strange why your install didn't set that up for you, unless you don't
have
> > > gpm installed, in which case, you'll link the mouse to the serial port
on
> > > /dev/ttyS[0-3], I think.
> > >
> > > Or there's something else that's wrong.
> > >
> > > FL
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sun, 7 Oct 2001, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > >
> > > > Howdy everyone,
> > > >
> > > > I just installed deb for the first time.  I did a network install.
> > > > Everything
> > > > seemed to go well, but I can't start X.
> > > >
> > > > Attached are 2 files, startx.out (which I did like "startx 2&>
> > startx.out")
> > > > and dmesg ("dmesg > dmesg.out).
> > > >
> > > > There is a message at the bottom of startx.out about the mouse, but
the
> > > > mouse works on another machine.
> > > >
> > > > Help anyone?
> > > > Jay
> >
> >
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>
> --
>
> **********************************
> * Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com> *
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