Bug 127251 - RFE: Correct detection for 5 buttons mice
RFE: Correct detection for 5 buttons mice
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-mouse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2004-07-05 06:18 EDT by Dams
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-26 17:53:49 EDT
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Description Dams 2004-07-05 06:18:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
kudzu/rhpl/system-config-mouse doesnt configure correctly mice with 5
buttons wheeled mice (in X11 terms they are 7 buttons mice).
These mice are actually configured with protocol IMPS/2 and Buttons 5,
when they should be configured with protocole ExplorePS/2 and Buttons
7, with ZAxisMapping on buttons 6 7.

When using IMPS/2 + Buttons 7 in Xorg configuration file, the 2 extra
buttons are bound to Buttons 2 and 3.

Here is the mouse entry from proc/bus/input/devices :

I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0006 Version=0000 12:05
N: Name="ImExPS/2 Generic Explorer Mouse"
P: Phys=isa0060/serio1/input0
H: Handlers=mouse0 event0
B: EV=7
B: KEY=1f0000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B: REL=103

Here is the output from python command :
kudzu.probe(kudzu.CLASS_MOUSE,kudzu.BUS_UNSPEC,kudzu.PROBE_ALL)

[Desc:          ImExPS/2 Generic Explorer Mouse
Driver:         generic3ps/2
Device:         input/mice
]

system-config-mouse doesnt
Comment 1 Dams 2004-07-05 06:20:09 EDT
i commited the bug too soon (time for lunch..). My last sentence : 
system-config-mouse doesnt make us able to select this sort of mice,
and an entry in the selection menu should probably be added.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-07-06 17:21:26 EDT
I don't see any specific identifying info that denotes the number of
buttons on the mice, which makes automatic configuration tricky.
Comment 3 Dams 2004-07-08 14:54:05 EDT
I think all explorer mice *has* so many buttons (5+wheel).
Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 12:25:41 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 5 Paul Nasrat 2005-09-26 17:53:49 EDT
system-config-mouse is going away for FC5

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