USB Mouse & gpm

Kuba kuba at secunda.co.za
Thu Apr 15 14:13:47 PDT 2004


On Wed 21 Apr 04 21:18, you wrote:
> > Greeting All
> > I've problem with my USB mouse.
> > On my host system (RH-7.2) /etc/sysconfig/mouse looks like this:
> >
> > MOUSETYPE="ps/2"
> > XMOUSETYPE="PS/2"
> > FULLNAME="Generic Mouse (USB)"
> > XEMU3=yes
> > DEVICE=/dev/mouse
> >
> > On LFS :
> >
> > MDEVICE=/dev/psaux
> > PROTOCOL=ps/2
> >
> > On RedHat mouse works perfect.
> > On LFS gpm starts without any error, but mouse does not work.
> > Can anyone point me in right direction.
> > Thanx in advance.
> > Kuba
>
> For USB Mice, you'll need to ensure that USB HID support is either
> compiled in the kernel or as a module.  You'll also have to create the usb
> device node:
>
> mkdir /dev/input &&
> mknod /dev/input/mice c 13 63
>
> USB mice use the imps2 protocol, and use the device node /dev/input/mice.
>
>
> -J-

Thanks Jeremy 
Ewerything works O.K.
But for X I had to use ps/2 protocol.
Kuba
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