/dev/mouse

Thinus Pollard thinusp at olienhout.org.za
Wed Nov 15 00:50:09 PST 2000


in an update to the previous msg...

when i startx, and it loads twm by default, my mouse works just fine with
the symlink, but when i use xf86cfg my mouse doesn't work... strange...

but anyways, the mouse symlink thingy should work. that's the way they do it
in all of the distro's

T
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thinus Pollard" <thinusp at olienhout.org.za>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: /dev/mouse


> in /dev do:
>
>     ln -s psmouse mouse
>
> for a ps/2 mouse
>
> and a
>
>     ln -s [serial port device] mouse
>
> for a serial mouse
>
> basicly you just create the /dev/mouse symlink to whatever device your
> pointer is connected to. Worked fine for me.
>
> T
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "andru sprott" <andru at btinternet.com>
> To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2000 12:02 PM
> Subject: /dev/mouse
>
>
> > hi
> >
> > k, got xf86cfg workin, but it expects the mouse device as
> > /dev/mouse. so i am tryin to use mknod to create a character
> > device etc, but the man and info pages don't say much.
> >
> > how do i create the /dev/mouse device? in the meantime, i'm
> > tryin to configure x to use ttys0.
> >
> > tia
> > andrew
> >
> >
> >
> >
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