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Re: [vox-tech] the mouse's wheel b/w the buttons doesn't work!
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Re: [vox-tech] the mouse's wheel b/w the buttons doesn't work!

The device is fine if you have a PS/2 mouse.  Just for fun, try using 

   Option      "Protocol"        "ImPS/2"

instead of PS/2, and see what happens (you'll have to restart the server).


On Sun 02 Jul 06,  1:09 PM, Hai Yi <yihai2004@gmail.com> said:
> Thanks, Peter, the following is my mouse config in xorg.conf:
> Section "InputDevice"
>        Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
>        Driver          "mouse"
>        Option          "CorePointer"
>        Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
>        Option          "Protocol"              "PS/2"
>        Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "true"
>        Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"
> EndSection
> Anything suspious? like:
> Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
> Hai
> On 7/2/06, Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> >On Sun 02 Jul 06, 12:43 PM, Hai Yi <yihai2004@gmail.com> said:
> >> Hi there:
> >>
> >> When I use the browser (or any other mouse-laden apps) to surf the
> >> Internet, I found that the mouse's wheel in b/w the buttons doesn't
> >> work, meaning I can't scroll up/down by moving it so each time I need
> >> to grab the scroolbar to do so.
> >>
> >> I believe its a problem of mouse configuration. But can anyone
> >> enlighten me with some idea? Like, how to fine-tune a mouse under
> >> Debian?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Hai
> >
> >The place to look is /etc/X11/xorg.conf.  Mine looks like:
> >
> >   Section "InputDevice"
> >      Identifier  "Generic Mouse"
> >      Driver      "mouse"
> >      Option      "CorePointer"
> >      Option      "Protocol"        "ImPS/2"
> >      Option      "Resolution"      "2000"
> >      Option      "Device"          "/dev/input/mice"
> >      Option      "Emulate3Buttons" "false"
> >      Option      "buttons"         "5"
> >      Option      "ZAxisMapping"    "4 5"
> >   EndSection
> >
> >
> >Make sure you have that last line "ZAxisMapping".  Also, make sure that the
> >protocol is correct.  Some protocols will work generically but won't have
> >things like the scroll wheel.
> >
> >Pete
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