[PC-BSD Testing] Laptop + USB mouse problems
bdysonsmith at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 09:32:13 PST 2014
On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On 01/09/2014 12:28, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>> On 01/08/2014 19:54, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm getting some odd behavior with USB mice (I've tested a few different
>> makes/models) with two different versions of PCBSD on two different laptops.
>> Note: this oddness does not effect the built-in trackpad/button
>> functionality, only the external mouse.
>> ThinkPad X61, 9.2-RELEASE-p8 Mon Sep 23 16:26:45 UTC 2013 (LXDE)
>> ThinkPad T430s 10.0-RELEASE-p2 Mon Dec 30 23:53:14 UTC 2013 (LXDE)
>> Mice: two different Microsoft 3-Button Mouse with IntelliEye and a Dell
>> something-or-other optical mouse with 3 buttons.
>> Odd behavior:
>> Mouse button 1 (left click) isn't recognized at all, and some of the left
>> click behavior seems to be incorporated into button 2 (the middle wheel,
>> which also seems to be button 4/5).
>> I've looked through the xorg-gui stuff, but I'm not really sure which
>> file(s) I should modify, if any. Any suggestions for getting these external
>> mice to cooperate?
>> Thanks for your time & trouble,
>> Testing mailing listTesting at lists.pcbsd.orghttp://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing
>> That is odd. You may need to add a custom /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and do
>> some magic to the InputDevice section:
>> Section "InputDevice"
>> Identifier "Mouse0"
>> Driver "mouse"
>> Option "Protocol" "auto"
>> Option "Device" "/dev/sysmouse"
>> Option "Buttons" "6"
>> Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>> Option "Emulate3Buttons"
>> Of course, some of the USB stuff is auto-detected, and you may be able to
>> make changes in your respective WM as well, so in KDE you would look at
>> system-settings -> input devices -> mouse.
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> Testing mailing list
>> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> I can do that, or can I just continue to modify the
> /usr/local/share/pcbsd/xorg-gui/conf/xorg.conf.basic? If that gets nuked by
> system updates I'll use the /etc/X11 approach as I've already added some
> fonts to the file.
> Thanks for your help!
> Testing mailing listTesting at lists.pcbsd.orghttp://lists.pcbsd.org/mailman/listinfo/testing
> Well, the xorg.conf.basic is a template which will get nuked, so you'll
> want to put it in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, and save a copy for yourself
> elsewhere :)
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
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> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Perfect - thanks again, Kris.
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