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Re: [vox-tech] ps2 mouse not working (fwd)
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Re: [vox-tech] ps2 mouse not working (fwd)



There's imps2, exps2, fuimps2
There's ps2, fups2
There's autops2

I've been using exps2 for my mouse. Please also see the discussion I pointed out regarding why Debian gpm is fubar.

On 2003.06.25 15:36, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
Sorry, failed to respond to the list.

Anyone understand this interaction between USB mouse and psaux? This
is
the first time I have played with usb under Linux.

The wheel doesn't work at this point. :(


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 18:55:14 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
To: Mark K. Kim <markslist@cbreak.org>
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] ps2 mouse not working

On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Mark K. Kim wrote:

> When you were using Knoppix, did it also use the imps2 protocol?  I
think
> there is one or two more PS2 protocols GPM and X understand.

It used autops2, which I tried but had no better luck with.

>
> -Mark
>
>
> On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
>
> > Well, I found a workaround...
> >
> > The mouse is a Logitech USB Optical Wheel Mouse with a PS/2
adapter.
> > I turned off the machine, unplugged the mouse, removed the
adapter, and
> > plugged it into the USB port, and everything works.
> >
> > I am still mystified though... why was Knoppix able to figure out
that
> > there was a ps2 adapter there while no standard debian or
custom-compiled
> > kernels were able to, and why does the USB mouse driver now hook
into the
> > psaux device?
> >
> >
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