USB wheel mouse in RH7.3 on Precision 530

Michael E Brown michael_e_brown at dell.com
Wed Nov 6 14:27:01 CST 2002


If you look in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit starting at line 169, it should be 
loading these modules for you on boot.

Looks like you need to put 
	alias usb-controller usb-uhci

into your /etc/modules.conf.
--
Michael


On Wed, 6 Nov 2002, Lee, David Y. wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> 
> Thanks for the help. Turns out that the USB modules weren't loading (Doh). Insmod'd the modules you show below and everything works fine. Thanks for the great linux support =)
> 
> Dave Lee
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael E Brown [mailto:michael_e_brown at dell.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 4:07 PM
> To: Lee, David Y.
> Cc: linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
> Subject: Re: USB wheel mouse in RH7.3 on Precision 530
> 
> 
> I have a Logitech USB mouse connected right now. Here is my XF86Config-4 
> file mouse section:
> 
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier  "Mouse0"
>         Driver      "mouse"
>         Option      "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
>         Option      "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
>         Option      "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>         Option      "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
>         Option      "Resolution" "2800"
> EndSection
> 
> You also need these kernel modules:
> 
> [mebrown at localhost mebrown]$ /sbin/lsmod
> ...  cut ...
> mousedev                5024   1
> hid                    20608   0 (unused)
> input                   5696   0 [mousedev hid]
> usb-uhci               24324   0 (unused)
> usbcore                71072   1 [hid usb-uhci]
> ...  cut ...
> 
> --
> Michael
> 
> 
> On Tue, 5 Nov 2002, Lee, David Y. wrote:
> 
> > A number of our users have ordered the Precision 530 with USB mouse 
> > option (logitech/dell) and Redhat 7.3. However, the scroll wheel does not function in Xwindows. Is there a specific configuration needed on the Precision series w/ linux for USB mice?
> > 
> > Looking around on the web, most people recommended using "Protocol" 
> > "IMPS/2" in XF86Config but this just causes mouse movement to be 
> > extremely erratic and unusable. For now, we have resorted to using:
> > 
> > Driver	"mouse"
> > Option	"Device		"/dev/psaux"
> > Option	"Protocol		"PS/2"
> > Option	"Emulate3Buttons	"yes"
> > Option	"ZaxisMapping	"4 5"
> > Option	"Button"		"5"
> > 
> > This works fine, just no mouse wheel. Using the wheel as a center 
> > button does work.
> > 
> > Ideas?
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Dave Lee
> > 
> > 
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