Re: Xserver didn't start
From: Kent West (westk_at_acu.edu)
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 12:55:55 -0500 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Scott wrote:
> Paul Scott wrote:
>> Keep doing:
>> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
>> (and restarting X)
>> until the mouse works.
> I should have said that if you are letting debconf manage your
> configuration then it will remember all your previous configuration
> answers and you will just have to press Enter or occasionally Tab
> Enter to keep your other configuration answers.
Except that he manually commented out the BusID line in XF86Config-4, so
now debconf will no longer modify that file until he does the stuff at
the top of the file.
At this point, it might just be easier to manually modify the
If you're running gpm (does the mouse move in the text console? if so,
then yes, you're running gpm), configure it to repeat the data as "ms3",
and then configure XF86Config-4 to read from /dev/gpmdata and use the
appropriate protocol (which I believe should be "Intellimouse" instead
of the "ImPS/2" protocol as listed below (I'm doing non-standard things)).
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Configured Mouse"
> Driver "mouse"
> Option "CorePointer"
> Option "Device" "/dev/gpmdata"
> Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
> Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
> Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
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