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Compaq mouse setting for RH 9

yc_2
Regular Advisor

Compaq mouse setting for RH 9

Hi,

I'm installing Linux RH 9 in Pro-Liant 1600. Appriciate if someone could advice what option should be selected for the compaq mouse (PS2)? I already tried microsoft mouse PS2 but not successful.


Thanks in advance,
YC
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Mark Grant
Honored Contributor

Re: Compaq mouse setting for RH 9

This depends if you mean in X or not which you probably do and if you want to use the mouse wheel.

THe protocol for my Compaq mouse is "IMPS/2" and if you want the wheel to work you need the following option in /etc/X11/XF86Config

Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
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