Strange issue with hal and Xorg
dominian at slackadelic.com
Fri Jun 12 11:06:47 PDT 2009
> Matt Hayes wrote:
>> Dan Nicholson wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 5:46 AM, Matt Hayes<dominian at slackadelic.com> wrote:
>>>> Hrm.. so where the heck is the "32" buttons coming from? That's very
>>>> odd and causes mapping of buttons to be a pita.
>>> The evdev driver. Perhaps you were using the mouse driver in xorg.conf?
>> That is possible. I will have to look at changing the mouse driver in a
>> hal policy or Xorg.conf and see what that reveals.
> I recently switched to using evdev and when I removed the InputDevice sections
> from xorg.conf I had to add an fdi file to /etc/hal/fdi/policy (which I cleverly
> named 10-x11-logitech.fdi) containing this:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
> <deviceinfo version="0.2">
> <match key="info.product" contains="ImExPS/2">
> <merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateWheel" type="string">true</merge>
> <merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateWheelButton" type="string">8</merge>
> I constructed that file by looking at mouse-oriented parts of the output of
> 'lshal' and just stuck the options in where it looked reasonable.
> It worked, and I'm still amazed.
Well, I will give that a shot. I need to learn how this hal stuff works
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