[blfs-support] GPM-1.20.7 in BLFS 7.8 in a Virtualbox 4.3.28 instance on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 host

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Wed Oct 7 01:41:10 PDT 2015

On 07/10/2015 09:49, Niels Terp wrote:
> Hi,
> Could this be a kernel issue ?
> Since long I have had the same package included in my setup-scripts. But after I have migrated to kernel 4x, this has not been working at all in my installation. It is the exact same package, it compiles with no errors - but it doesn't work :-(
> I have followed the "standard way" of make mrproper, taken my old config file and doing make oldconfig. The only thing I have not tried is to revert to kernel 3.x Maybe I will try that soon.
I have seen this too. If VMMOUSE is configured in the kernel, GPM does 
not work anymore. If it isn't, GPM works, but you do not have absolute 
addressing. Well, maybe with the vmmouse xorg-driver, you have absolute 
addressing in X.


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