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Date:      Tue, 12 Sep 95 09:03:46 EDT
To:        Brian Handy <>
Subject:   Re: Logitech 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sat, 09 Sep 95 20:02:13 MDT." <> 

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Try adding the line:

  Option "sw_cursor"

to the Device section of your XF86Config.

That solved the problem I was having with my mouse that sounds similar
to your.


----------  In Response to your message -------------

>  Date:  Sat, 9 Sep 1995 20:02:13 -0600 (MDT)
>  To:
>  From:!questions-owner,
 Brian Handy <>
>  Subject:  Logitech
>  Sender:
>  'Lo,
>  My mouse still hates me, but I know much more since my last missive here.
>  I've indeed verified I have a Logitech Busmouse, and it's at IRQ 5 and 
>  it's not having conflicts with anything else.  I can see my floppy drives 
>  and the mouse on startup;  the probes are all happy.
>  The pointer section from my XF86Config file:
>  Section "Pointer"
>      Protocol "Busmouse" 
>      Device "/dev/mse0" 
>  EndSection
>  X starts up now, which is cool...but the mouse doesn't move.  When I move 
>  the mouse, I can see the pointer on the screen, shaking, wanting to move, 
>  but...not.  I've tried a whole host of variations here to get the thing 
>  to work, but what invariably happens is the mouse shoots off to the edge 
>  of the screen somewhere and jams.
>  I've waded through the e-mail and news archives...boy, there are a lot of 
>  people who are also hated by their mice!  I've been doing this so long 
>  I'm falling into a deep fog, so if anyone has any ideas I would be 
>  eternally grateful.
>  Thanks,
>  Brian

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