Bug 395461 - Patch Review Request: Apple Mighty Mouse support
Summary: Patch Review Request: Apple Mighty Mouse support
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11   
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Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-11-22 10:18 UTC by Karl Lattimer
Modified: 2018-04-11 11:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-22 16:06:42 UTC
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Description Karl Lattimer 2007-11-22 10:18:26 UTC
Description of problem:
The apple mighty mouse scroll ball doesn't work on fedora 8

Solution:
http://game-sat.com/~brian/Howtos/AppleMightyMouse.htm

Minor patch to evdev in xorg appears to correct the problem

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2007-11-22 16:06:42 UTC
Quoting from the URL you pasted:

"A reader (JP Larocque), has noted that the older kernels dont support the
horizontal scrolling. He also states that the latest Xorg doesn't require
modifications. I know that in late 7.0, or 7.1, evdev was completely re-written.
It is much nicer now, and discovers mouse devices based on names instead of
device nodes."

This is NOTABUG to the best of my knowledge.


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