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From: James Holden <gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: Sun mouse + X.org not working
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 19:28:39 +0100
On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 19:20, David F. Newman wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 14:10, James Holden wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > This is a dumb question, be warned.
> > 
> > I've just upgraded my U5 to X.org 6.8.0, and my mouse isn't working.
> > It's an ordinary Sun mouse connected to a Type 5c keyboard.
> > 
> > The X server loads, but the pointer jumps all over the place when I move
> > the mouse.
> > 
> > I've fiddled with the protocol setting in the X.org config file, but no
> > luck. It worked fine with XFree.
> 
> This works for me.
> 
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier  "Mouse0"
>         Driver      "mouse"
>         Option      "Protocol" "Busmouse"
>         Option      "Device" "/dev/misc/sunmouse"
> EndSection
> 
> And just in case you ask about the keyboard next I use this
> 
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier  "Keyboard0"
>         Driver      "Keyboard"
>         Option      "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
>         Option      "XkbRules" "sun"
>         Option      "XkbModel" "type5"
>         Option      "XkbLayout" "us"
> EndSection

Super, thanks, it works. I rather thought I'd tried that. My testing
methods were a bit unstructured though, so I probably missed it.

Thanks,

James

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