BLFS mouse problem

sunils at sunils at
Mon Apr 18 20:45:27 PDT 2005

> Hi there. I'm having tons of trouble with Xorg6.8.2 in BLFS-6.0 When I
> do Xorg -configure, I am told that Xorg is unable to detect my mouse.
> Also, I loaded an nvidia driver last week, and although I recompiled my
> kernel since, Xorg still says that it can't load the NVIDIA module, so
> is there a way I can get rid of this module altogether. On the same
> note, I'm trying to make a liveCD, so would I actually need the nvidia
> module to be able to detact all cards? Below is a small section of my
> xorg.conf file. Every time I run Xorg -configure, the updated file has
> the mouse option changed back to /dev/mouse even though I tried to set
> it to numerous other things. When I ran Xorg -allowMouseOpenFail, I got
> a X screen and my mouse worked, but I was basically stuck there with NO
> other functionality??? Thanks in advance
> Here's the xorg.conf
> Section "InputDevice"
> 	Identifier  "Mouse0"
> 	Driver      "mouse"
> 	Option	    "Protocol" "auto"
> 	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
> EndSection

Probably the mistake should be in ur dev directory
where this /dev/mouse link exist.
I think u should remove this link and again create manually this link..



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