Mouse driver for Linux event interface

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed Sep 29 09:08:15 PDT 2004

On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 16:53:45 +0200, Matthias Grimrath <maps4711 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have written a driver that uses the /dev/input/eventXX Linux
> interface to obtain input events from a USB mouse. My motivation was
> to be able to use all 10 buttons + wheel that my shiny new mouse
> offers :-)
> I wrote the driver for xfree86 4.4.0. If you are interested just let
> me know where and how to send it.

Please post it as a patch on


> Greets,
> Matthias Grimrath

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