[gpm] GPM usage question
Pasquale Federico Zema
Sun Mar 20 17:52:43 CET 2005
On Sat, 19 Mar 2005, Alessandro Rubini wrote:
> > /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.
imps2 should work in this case.
> > 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).
I usually run gpm with the option '-R msc' and then configure X to read
data from /dev/gpmdata, with protocol MouseSystems:
Option "Protocol" "MouseSystems"
Option "Device" "/dev/gpmdata"
Please, let me know if this works!
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