mouse does not work in X

Dennis depadiernos at
Sat Dec 23 02:16:30 UTC 2006

On 12/22/06, Joe Gilmour  wrote:
> > i compiled the kernel with default options + some VIA codes for my
> > audio & ethernet cards. should it be compiled with "mouse" support or
> > mouse support comes built-in?
> >
> Yes, compile in mouse support and make sure you choose PS/2 mouse
> support in the sub menu.  Also you'll want the event interface (in the
> same section as mouse support).
> HTH,
> Joe

make sure you're pointing to an existing device.  (e.g. make sure
/dev/input/mice exists)
this should tip you off as to whether or not you forgot to compile something


Windows 9x: noun, Updated 32-bit add-on to the 16-bit GUI of an 8-bit OS,
coded for a 4-bit CPU by a 2-bit company that can't stand 1-bit of
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