Re: Wheel Mice

You don't need to use imwheel. has some information on
setting up USB wheel mice with XFree86.

In message <20000907152216 A2777 dman>, D-Man writes:

>Just a note for other users:
>I have a Logitech mouse (I forget the exact name but it has 3 buttons + a whee
>with a 4th button).  It works with USB(in windows) or PS/2 ports.
>I had found a rather extensive web page
>( on wheel mice that m
>entioned the ZAxisMapping option.  I had
>tried that with absolutely no reaction.  (Using XFree86, I think version 3.3.5
>The man page for imwheel said to set the pointer type to "IM PS/2".  This is
>what did it for me.
>	In XF86Config, change the pointer type to "IM PS/2" and add the line
>"ZAxisMapping  4 5"

John GOTTS <jgotts linuxsavvy com>

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