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Bug 539 - serial mouse problem
serial mouse problem
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mouseconfig (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-19 20:09 EST by nadi98
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-30 17:12:54 EST
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Description nadi98 1998-12-19 20:09:53 EST
I'm using CPU 486DX4-100Mhz
Ram 16Mb
Hardisk 520Mb
VGA Card Trident 9440 (2Mb)
CDROM Drive 12X
Mouse Serial (I got Two type : Microsoft Compotible 2
button and Logitech 'Fisrt Mouse' 3 button)

My problem is after all completed install the RedHat Linux
to my system...and the Linux detect the mouse at cua0...
1. Firtsly I using Microsoft Compotible 2 button...and
select at the menu 'Microsoft Compotible (Serial)' and
select 'Emulate 3 button'..
But when I start my Xwindows...the mouse is NOT STABLE/NOT
SYNC...,then I tried
2. Second choice with my Logitech 'First Mouse' 3
button...and DO NOT select a Emulate 3 button....

Pls help me...what should i do...
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1998-12-22 14:42:59 EST
Does the mouse exhibit the same behavior when running gpm?  If the
mouse has no problems under gpm, then I would say that there is a
problem with you X configuration which is causing the display problems
that you describe.
Comment 2 David Lawrence 1998-12-30 17:12:59 EST
I was unable to replicate this problem in the test lab. Feel free to
reopen the bug if you obtain more detailed information regarding the

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