Re: 2.4.10 problems with X + USB mouse

Vojtech Pavlik (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 10:49:54 +0200

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 08:40:47PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 11:30:22PM -0400, khromy wrote:
> > I had this problem too. I used NetMousePS/2 in XF86Config but changing
> > it to IMPS/2 fixed it.
> Here too. Using IMPS/2 appears to have the disadvantage that the side
> buttons are only recognised as duplicates of buttons 2 and 3, whereas
> NetmousePS/2 allowed all of them to be used separately.

NetmousePS/2 is no longer supported, because it was problematic (on X
and GPM side). Use ExplorerPS/2 instead for 5 button support.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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