(Breezy) X.org and /dev/input/mice
sfeehan at sbb.uvm.edu
Thu Jul 14 19:11:57 UTC 2005
On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 07:16:59AM -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> X.org is failing to start because /dev/input/mice doesn't
> exist. I looked in /dev/input, and I've got
> event0 event1 event2 event3 mouse0 mouse1 ts0 ts1
> Those mouse* devices are only there, it turns out, because I
> had the mousedev module loaded. If I change the line in
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf from
> Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
> Option "Device" "/dev/input/mouse0"
> , X.org starts but gives me an immobile mouse. So that's not
> the right approach.
> Everything seemed to be working fine as of last night, and
> I've not upgraded since then.
> How does one get /dev/input/mice?
Do you have psmouse loaded also?
sfeehan at sycamore:~$ lsmod | grep mouse
psmouse 26116 0
mousedev 11168 1
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