evdev driver and xmodmap
Mike A. Harris
mharris at mharris.ca
Wed Oct 5 19:17:17 PDT 2005
Ben Skeggs wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 05.10.2005, 16:10 +0200 schrieb Tomas Carnecky:
>>somehow don't work very well...
>>"pointer = 1 2 3 ..." or "pointer = 1 3 2 ..." didn't change my mouse
>>buttons as reported by xev. in both cases left,right,middle have been
>>reported as 1 2 3.
>>However, "pointer = 1 4 5 3 2 ..." changed the middle and right button.
>>But "pointer = 1 4 5 2 3 ..." didn't.
>>Also, whenever I got the middle/right button working correctly, the
>>mouse wheel directions were flipped, meaning wheel up caused scrolling
>>down and vice versa.
>>And now try to test all the possible permutations with 32 buttons.. I
>>quickly gave up ;) I've ended up modifying the evdev driver itself to
>>get my mouse buttons working.
> Yeah, I can confirm these same issues here with my MX1000. Also running
> Gentoo's modular releases.
> Evdev seems horribly broken in the modular release, especially when you
> try to use it for your keyboard as well :)
If the evdev driver is truly broken currently, as long as someone has
filed a detailed bug report for each issue, and marked it as blocking
bug 1690, it will likely get investigated and hopefully fixed before
X11R7 is released.
Hope this helps.
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