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i just upgraded to kernel 2.6.10 in slackware 10.1 with kde 3.4.1. when i startx kde comes up fine and i have a mouse pointer but it wont move. i ...
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    no mouse movement in x


    i just upgraded to kernel 2.6.10 in slackware 10.1 with kde 3.4.1. when i startx kde comes up fine and i have a mouse pointer but it wont move. i have a generic optical wheel mouse. has anyone else had this problem? ive tried changing my /etc/X11/xorg.config to PS/2 and IMPS/2 and restarting x but still no joy anybody got any other ideas?
    thanks

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    What kind of mouse? USB or PS2? Is this the default 2.6 barei kernel from the test folder on CD 2, or one that you built yourself?

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    its a ps2 mouse.
    i a downloaded kernel but used the config file from cd2.

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    You may well have the wrong device specified.

    What's your Option "Device" set to?
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    see next post

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    this is my xorg.conf

    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "X.org Configured"
    Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
    InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
    EndSection

    Section "Files"
    RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
    FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
    EndSection

    Section "Module"
    Load "record"
    Load "extmod"
    Load "dbe"
    Load "dri"
    Load "glx"
    Load "xtrap"
    Load "freetype"
    Load "type1"
    EndSection

    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Keyboard0"
    Driver "kbd"
    EndSection

    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Mouse0"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
    Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    EndSection

    Section "Monitor"
    #DisplaySize 320 240 # mm
    Identifier "Monitor0"
    VendorName "AOC"
    ModelName "CRT Display"
    HorizSync 30.0 - 98.0
    VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
    Option "DPMS"
    EndSection

    Section "Device"
    ### Available Driver options are:-
    ### Values: [i]: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
    ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
    ### [arg]: arg optional
    #Option "SWcursor" # [<bool>]
    #Option "HWcursor" # [<bool>]
    #Option "NoAccel" # [<bool>]
    #Option "ShadowFB" # [<bool>]
    #Option "UseFBDev" # [<bool>]
    #Option "Rotate" # [<str>]
    #Option "VideoKey" # [i]
    #Option "FlatPanel" # [<bool>]
    #Option "FPDither" # [<bool>]
    #Option "CrtcNumber" # [i]
    Identifier "Card0"
    Driver "nv"
    VendorName "nVidia Corporation"
    BoardName "NV34 [GeForce FX 5200]"
    BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
    EndSection

    Section "Screen"
    Identifier "Screen0"
    Device "Card0"
    Monitor "Monitor0"
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 1
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 4
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 8
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 15
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 16
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 24
    EndSubSection
    EndSection

    it works fine when i boot into my 2.4.x kernel but not my 2.6.10

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    Try changing that to /dev/input/mice.
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