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Mouse Problem!!

I install RedHat 6.0 ... my mouse is a generic 3 button one ... in setup i use a 3 button (generic) .... I configure.. the xfree86 and it works ... I  select start XServer in boot ... and when I restart my system .. the mouse doesn't works ...
Why it doesn't work?
How to start in normal shell not xwindows???

No rescue disk ...  
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carlosvs
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guiyuCommented:
1) CTRL-ALT-F1 should get you to a terminal screen.

Log in and do a

ps aux |grep gpm

and kill the process number (###) of gpm:

kill -9 ###

or (if you have the killall command)

killall -9 gpm

2) you can get back to Xwindows by pressing:

CTRL-ALT-F7


3) if gpm is indeed the problem, one simple way of disabling it is by making gpm non-executable:

chmod a-x /root/etc/rc.d/init.d/gpm

4) to make your computer start to a text window instead of a graphical window, edit the file

/etc/inittab

by changing this line:

id:5:initdefault:

to

id:3:initdefault:
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pete_perryCommented:
When you ran the XF86Setup, you either picked a mouse with the wrong driver or you didn't create the symbolic link for the Xserver.  This has happened to me on both of these things.
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carlosvsAuthor Commented:
guiyu:
you are the one!!
thanks .. make it an answer!!

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guiyuCommented:
Your welcome.

Glad it worked out.
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