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[vox-tech] Re: Logitech MouseMan and XF86Config-4
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[vox-tech] Re: Logitech MouseMan and XF86Config-4

> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:59:13PM -0800, Robin Snyder wrote:
> > I occasionally want to switch to a second mouse, which is a Logitech
> > Mouseman mouse with two buttons and a scroll wheel/button (not cordless)
> > and have been trying to write a second version of my XF86Config-4 file to
> > accommodate the new mouse.  If I use protocol "microsoft," the cursor
> > tracks the mouse motions appropriately, but I have to use third button
> > emulation to paste text.  Everything that I've seen on the net suggests
> > that the correct mouse protocol is IMPS/2 and that I should use device
> > "mouse," but these give the classic wrong protocol random mouse movements.
> > Anyone know what I should do to get the third button working?  I've tried
> > adding the line
> Robin,
> - How does the mouse you are working with connect to the computer?
>   USB or PS/2 or old style 9-pin serial
> - Have you tried the "PS/2" protocol?

It's a ps/2 mouse.  I tried the PS/2 protocol as well as the IMPS/2
protocol but both cause the cursor to shoot around wildly and hang out
near the screen edges in classic "I'm unhappy with my protocol"

			- robin.

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