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    optical mouse with suse 10.1 **SOLVED**


    My micro optical mouse does not seem to respond with linux, is there any type of configuration I can do to attempt to get to work. I have read in several threads about xorgconf is this for video only?

    My mouse is a micr pd715p
    My os is suse 10.1

    Any information would be appreciated

    Thank you

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    Not sure it will help you, but here's the pointer section from my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file:

    Code:
    Section "InputDevice"
    
    # Identifier and driver
    
        Identifier	"Mouse1"
        Driver	"mouse"
        Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
        Option "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
        Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

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    sorry I posted this in the wrong forum should have been in the hardware

    my applogies

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    The same driver applies to all USB/PS2 mice, and it shouldn't matter whether it is Uball or optical. Make sure you have it plugged in when you are booting. Then when you log in launch YaST, go to hardware > Mouse. configure it as "Any PS2/USB". You should be fine then....

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    You are using Suse 10.1 which is in beta still. This is not a final release, which may be what is causing your problems. Have you tried using the normal 10.0 release? That is tried and tested, so may be better for you.

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    I tried the changes you suggested with no luck. I will try to locate a copy of 10.0 to load.



    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by jweekley1
    sorry I posted this in the wrong forum should have been in the hardware

    my applogies
    Fixed.

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    here is an update:
    I reloaded my pc with suse 10.0 and made the changes suggested here and now my mouse works.

    I also sent micro an email and here is their reply

    Dear Valued Customer,

    Thank you for contacting the technical support services of Micro
    Innovations. We have provided helpful information below pertaining
    specifically to your product.

    Sorry we supply tech. support for linux




    Regards,
    Micro Innovations
    Technical Support

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