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  1. #1

    Mouse scroll doesn't work

    My mouse wheel doesn't work.

    I added
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

    to xorg.conf, and tried both /dev/mouse and /dev/psaux

    Restarted X both times (ofcourse)
    but still no result. I've got fuzzy image about adding another thing to xorg / xfree86 config what made my mouse working under SuSe, but don't remember it anymore..

    Thx for advance.

    ps. Slackware 10, and mouse is old Logitech.

    Got t working after noticed couple of lines between commented ones.

  2. #2
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    Join Date
    May 2004
    My Logitech scroll mouse works well under Fedora Core 1:
    Section "InputDevice"
            Identifier  "Mouse0"
            Driver      "mouse"
            Option      "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
            Option      "Device" "/dev/psaux"
            Option      "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
            Option      "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    I hope that helps.
    //got nothin'
    ///this use to look better

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    Nov 2006
    Bangalore, India

    Smile Mouse scroller wasn't working - fixed

    System - Fedora Core 6

    Previously Mouse wasn't working at all.

    I copied the following entries from my friend's computer to xorg.conf

    Section "Input Device"
    Identifier "Mouse0"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "auto"
    Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    #Option "ZAxisMapping" "4567"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"

    At this point the mouse started working but stopped again after sometime. And then I deleted rhgb quiet from grub.conf and it started working but without the scroller.

    Then I changed the following entry to

    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

    Now I'm all set. Thank you for posting the "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

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    Nov 2006

    ZAxisMapping not helping

    OK, I've read tons of posts on how to get a scroll wheel working... ...but they haven't helped me. I have a run of the mill HP optical PS/2 scroll mouse. Here is the section from my xorg.conf which doesn't work. ANY help is appreciated.

    Section "InputDevice"
    Driver "mouse"
    Identifier "Mouse[1]"
    Option "Buttons" "5"
    Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    Option "Name" "PS/2 Generic Mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
    Option "Vendor" "Sysp"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

    BTW: Does anyone know what the "Vendor" "Sysp" option is for?

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