> > I have an intellimouse as well at work and at home. Both on Dell's
> > Dimension desktop. I run Debian Linux, and have been trying to get the
> > mouse to work with X, but to no avail. Until last night.
> > I set the thing to PS/2(it is in the ps/2 port, 6-pin right?)
> > and it worked fine. Except the roller ball thing.
> > Right mouse button and left mouse button worked fine.
> > Any ideas why this rollerball wont work?
> > PM
> > > Hi, I can't manage to get my intellimouse working in the XF86Setup. It just
> > > sits in the center of the screen. For those who don't know, the intellimouse
> > > uses a 9 pin port, not the round PS/2 port. Here's the funny part, in
> > > Windows95, when I plug in the intellimouse and then an additional mouse into
> > > the PS/2 port, I can use them both. I guess both ports are mapped to COM1
> > > (which is what MSD said my intellimouse was on) If anyone knows how I can make
> > > the intellimouse work in X, or has had this problem before, please help.
> > > Thank,
> The PS/2 port worked for me as well. I've read that the roller ball is not
> so wouldn't waste much time on it. In fact it isn't supported by most non-ms apps
> in Windows.
Go to the XFree86 web page and look at the mouse documentation for
XFree86 Release 3.3.2....
The info is all there. My Microsoft Intellimouse 1.1A PS/2 mouse works
fine. There is
also another online web page dealing with this issue:
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