[Ilugc] Re: Problems in using Logitech Mouse in Linux
lug at chandrashekar.info
Tue Dec 7 18:33:46 IST 2004
Rajesh Kumar writes:
> 1. Mouse configuration. I'm having a Logitech mouse, but my Linux
> identifies it as Generic Mouse (PS/2).I tried it changing using
> mouseconfig command at terminal but it leads me to non-working of the
> mouse.Moreover with this Generic type I couldn't use my scroll
I presume that your problem is relevant to mouse scroll-wheel support on X
Depending on your distro, check if either /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 or
/etc/X11/xorg.conf file exists, open the file using a text editor of your
choice and search for the mouse section block which resembles the following:
Within this block, make sure that you have the following line (before
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Also make sure that you have the line as follows (somewhere in the
beginning of the section):
Option "Protocol" "Auto"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
> 2. Believe me but its true. MY LINUX HANGS !! I'm using elx linux with
> kernel 2.4.x which is said to be the stable,but whenever I was
> connected to internnet(dialup-BSNL) my system hangs after exactly 45
> mins. I couldn't figure out the problem.Please help me.
This has to do with either your hardware, or support for your hardware
by the Linux distribution itself. I haven't used elx, so cannot comment
about its stability. If the problem persists with other linux
distributions too, this can be also hardware problem. Try another
(better) distro (like Slackware/Debian/Mandrake/SuSE/Knoppix) and let us
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