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Re: [vox-tech] Pointer Trouble with Touchpad
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Re: [vox-tech] Pointer Trouble with Touchpad

I should have done a search under gpm Mike is the man. I followed his 
instructions and it is now working fine :-)


PS Thanks everyone.

On Friday 28 June 2002 10:45 am, you wrote:
> rusty,
> someone (mike simons?  mike egan?) gave explicit instructions on how to
> set up a mouse on linux.  you may want to go back to the archives to
> check it out.
> a rough overview is:
>    gpm reads /dev/psaux
>    gpm repeats on /dev/gpmdata
>    X reads /dev/gpmdata (not /dev/psaux)
> again, the issue is two processes reading the mouse device file will
> interfere with each other.
> this setup is not always necessary.  but what you just described is a
> classic symptom of this.   check out the archives.
> pete
> begin Rusty Minden <clownsinc@attbi.com>
> > I thought I had this set up just right, but I have some wierd pointer
> > action going on with my laptops touch pad.  The pointer works fine then
> > it will jump to the bottom of the screen and the touchpad is also a
> > little too sensitive. I am going to try out tpconfig for that.
> >
> > My Settings for XF86Config are=
> >
> > Section "InputDevice"
> > 	Identifier		"Mouse0"
> > 	Driver		"mouse"
> > 	Option		"Protocol" "IMouseManPlusPS/2"
> > 	Option		"Devuse" "/dev/psaux"         #I was not able to use /dev/mouse
> > 	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"on"
> > 	Option		"Emulate3Timeout"	"150"
> > 	Option		"ZAxisMapping"		"4 5" #I am not sure if I should use this
> > EndSection
> >
> > My Settings for gpm (it works fine) are=
> >
> > devuice=/dev/psaux
> > responsiveness=15
> > repeat_type=ms3
> > type=PS/2
> > append=""
> > sample_rate=50
> >
> > Rusty
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