[gpm] GPM usage question
Sat Mar 19 21:25:55 CET 2005
Please forgive my delay in approving the message, I've been offline
for several days.
> When I use ps2, fups2, imps2, fuimps2, autops2, ms3 for 'XX' gpm won't
> run at all. (It doesn't show up on the 'ps -A' list of running processes).
I expect ps2 or imps2 to work.
> /dev/mouse was a symlink to /dev/psaux before gpm was installed and is
> now a symlink to /dev/gpmdata as a result of the gpm installation.
This is not good. Try to run it with -m /dev/psaux, unless you are
using the input engine. If so /dev/input/mice is your device name, but
I don't remember what the protocol name is.
> As an
> aside, when X is configured to use a PS/2 mouse at /dev/psaux, I do have
> mouse response in X (this is with gpm not running).
What protocol, there?
I'm sorry I can't really help, but I'm not a gpm user any more,
although I'm the original author (I now use X on the few computers
with a monitor, as more text terminals fit in the screen, and I just
don't use local interaction with all the others, where I have serial
consoles and a network interface).
Alessandro Rubini, free software specialist.
Device drivers, embedded systems, courses.
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