X.org no longer sees extra buttons?
ismail at uludag.org.tr
Thu Nov 24 16:00:10 PST 2005
Wednesday 28 September 2005 11:07 tarihinde, David Sharp şunları yazmıştı:
> On 9/28/05, İsmail Dönmez <ismail at uludag.org.tr> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I got a Microsoft mouse with one scroll wheel and two side buttons. And I
> > have to following configuration in xorg.conf :
> > Section "InputDevice"
> > Identifier "Mouse0"
> > Driver "mouse"
> > Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
> > Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> > Option "Buttons" "7"
> > Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
> > EndSection
> > Now the thing is xev no longer shows/prints an event when I press side
> > buttons. But the same configuration works fine with Xorg 6.8.2. So I
> > guess either something is broken or config stuff is changed. Ideas?
> it seems that the only way to acheive this is to use
> Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"
> and then use xmodmap to reverse the buttons:
> xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5"
> this must be run every time you start the server, so you may want to
> put it in your .xinitrc, or some global startup script.
> I believe this is just a workaround though, and it would be very nice
> if the mouse driver would support these mice properly.. though, i
> suppose it could be a problem with the hardware lying? I doubt that
> perhaps someone else has more insight.
This is still the case for X.org 6.9 rc2 release. And this worked with X.org
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