[OpenIndiana-discuss] Why is the middle mouse button not working in OI 148?

Albert Lee trisk at opensolaris.org
Wed Mar 2 04:39:41 UTC 2011

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 7:00 PM, Gary Mills <mills at cc.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> I have a Sun Type 6 USB 3-button mouse connected to an x86 box running
> OI 148.  After the upgrade from Opensolaris 134, the middle mouse
> button stopped working for pasting.  It acts the same as the right
> button now.  I added an entry for this mouse to the OI HCL, but it was
> removed.  Shouldn't the HCL list devices that don't work?
> Does anyone know how to fix this problem?  There's not much in the
> Xorg log regarding the mouse:
>    $ grep -i mouse /var/log/Xorg.0.log
>    (==) NVIDIA(0): Silken mouse disabled
>    (II) config/hal: Adding input device mouse
>    (II) LoadModule: "mouse"
>    (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/input/amd64/mouse_drv.so
>    (II) Module mouse: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
>    (**) mouse: Protocol: VUID
>    (**) mouse: always reports core events
>    (II) mouse: Setting Buttons option to "3"
>    (==) mouse: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
>    (**) mouse: ZAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
>    (**) mouse: Buttons: 9
>    (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "mouse" (type: MOUSE)
>    (**) mouse: (accel) keeping acceleration scheme 1
>    (**) mouse: (accel) acceleration profile 0
>    (WW) mouse: couldn't get wheel state
> As far as I know, there's no Xorg.conf file.  It's certainly not in
> the locations given by the man page, although I suspect those are all
> incorrect.

Those locations are correct, but in practice only /etc/X11/xorg.conf
is ever used.
Can you paste the full Xorg.0.log section regarding the mouse, rather
than filtered through grep?


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