Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Mouse with laptop and XFree86

Posted on 1997-09-09
1
Medium Priority
?
204 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I have a toshiba satellite pro 420 CDS with a PS/2 Internal mouse.  When I use Xconfigurator, no matter what mouse I choose, it always says the mouse is busy.  I have tried what the XF86.org page says (that you should kill some process) but that process is not running!  The IRQ is 12.  I am running Red Hat Linux 3.03, and X 3.something.

By the way, I a a newbie to Linux, but not to dos and IRQW's and that crap.  ALL I want is XWidnows
0
Comment
Question by:typhon1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
unicorntech earned 100 total points
ID: 1629740
What you need to do is add the ClearDTR and/or ClearRTS options to the XF86Config file under the pointers section. This will clear these and get rid of the busy error.

Jason
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Network Interface Card (NIC) bonding, also known as link aggregation, NIC teaming and trunking, is an important concept to understand and implement in any environment where high availability is of concern. Using this feature, a server administrator …
Using 'screen' for session sharing, The Simple Edition Step 1: user starts session with command: screen Step 2: other user (logged in with same user account) connects with command: screen -x Done. Both users are connected to the same CLI sessio…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.
Suggested Courses

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question