Mouse Problems on 5.0
manxbiaggi at manx.net
Mon Mar 24 11:48:04 GMT 2003
It was in X that there was the problem !!!
As I said in another post I found the problem , for some reason I had to
choose option 2, the FreeBSD mouse option, rather than number 4 , the PS/2
option that seemed the obvious choice for a PS/2 mouse ! Can someone
explain, is this a bug?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lee Brotherston" <lee at nerds.org.uk>
To: "Manx Biaggi" <manxbiaggi at manx.net>
Cc: <freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: Mouse Problems on 5.0
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 05:22:35PM -0000, Manx Biaggi wrote:
> > Ok I have a P1 266 which ran fine on 4.7, but on two separate installs
> > of 5.0 when I launch KDE the mouse goes crazy (as soon as I move it
> > goes all over the screen as if it was being moved rapidly and clicking
> > all the buttons, yet when I set and test the mouse daemon on the
> > install it works fine, any ideas?
> I've had that problem in the past too. For me it was caused when
> moused used to randomly spaz out, killing and restarting it worked
> about 50% of the time.
> Since then I've given up running moused (I only use the mouse in X),
> and let X deal with my mouse directly. A standard setup for a
> USB-Wheel mouse would be (in XF86Config):
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Mouse0"
> Driver "mouse"
> Option "Protocol" "auto"
> Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
> Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> Lee Brotherston - <lee at nerds.org.uk>
> Jar Jar Binks Makes The Ewoks Look Like Shaft
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