Mouse button problems using Logitech NX80

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Nov 10 12:22:49 PST 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Matija Šuklje <matija.suklje at> wrote:
> Dne ponedeljek 10. novembra 2008 je Dan Nicholson napisal(a):
>> Try a newer version of xf86-input-evdev. I had the same issue and
>> ended up getting a patch committed to the kernel to have the inputs
>> swapped. I later found out that evdev-2.x did the right thing with a
>> vanilla kernel.
> Thanks. I'll wait for X 7.4 to reach stable on Gentoo and then unmask the
> latest evdev and hope that solves it :]

You should be able to just build a newer evdev release and swap it in
at /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input temporarily. I'm pretty sure it builds
against an older server. You just don't get any of the input
properties support.

>> Try stopping X and running evtest from the console.
>> You should find the pushing the wheel to the right results in a
>> positive value for the HWHEEL button.
> Hmmm, I can't find 'evtest'. Does it come with evdev-2.x or any other package?

I don't know what gentoo packages it under, but you can build it from
the linuxconsole CVS:


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