> I am using an Intel SE440BX2 motherboard. It contains a PS/2 mouse
> port but I use a serial mouse instead. I have installed WinLinux 2000
> (kernel v2.2.6 & XFree86 3.1) and my mouse is not working in it. The
> problem seems to be that Linux detects the PS/2 port and tries to use
> it but since the mouse is actually a serial one so it does not work. I
> have used the xf86config utility and also the WinLinux Config Utility
> to set the mouse type to Serial but on bootup Linux still detects the
> PS/2 port and then ignores my serial mouse. Can anybody please tell me
> how can I make my mouse work?
$ls -l /dev/mouse
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 5 Dec 6 1999 /dev/mouse ->
Motto: I am what I choose to be, for which I make no excuses, no
There are 3 pins and 1 ground line at the connector of the SUN's mouse.
and the PC's PS/2 mouse port has 4 pins. Can we combine them ??