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#1 2003-12-05 17:50:53

lorano
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Registered: 2003-12-05
Posts: 18

USB mouse

I'm running a logitech mini-usb mouse but I can't seem to get gpm to recognize it or even turn power on to my usb . My question is what setting do I need to use? (I've tried auto, and I tried putting a USB to PS/2 adapter and used IBMPS/2 and PS/2)  I still get no response from the mouse at all.

The mouse in question is here : http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm?page= … nguageid=1

Thanks!

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#2 2003-12-06 04:36:01

rasat
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From: Finland, working in Romania
Registered: 2002-12-27
Posts: 2,176
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Re: USB mouse

You need to load your USB module.

Run in terminal (root)
# modprobe usb-ohci (or "usb-uhci" depending on your system).

To run at boot, add the module in /etc/rc.conf
This is my /etc/rc.conf

MODULES=(!usbserial !ide-scsi usb-ohci usb-storage cmpci 8139too dummy)

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#3 2003-12-06 13:22:51

zen_guerrilla
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From: Greece
Registered: 2002-12-22
Posts: 259

Re: USB mouse

...and also load the 'hid' module, then uncomment the lines mentioning a "USB mouse" in /etc/devfsd.conf, 'killall -HUP devfsd' to enable the changes & you should have a /dev/usbmouse device.
Then edit /etc/conf.d/gpm to "-m /dev/usbmouse -t imps2" & "/etc/rc.d/gpm start".

ps. I'm using the exact same mouse on my laptop, isn't it great (I mean, the mouse smile) ?

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#4 2003-12-07 11:01:02

lorano
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Registered: 2003-12-05
Posts: 18

Re: USB mouse

Thank you both! Mouse is up and running now! now to get that pesky gnome hosts problem fixed and I'll be a happy camper!

(Mouse rules all btw )

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