Re: Gpm can't see mouse

Mon, 4 Sep 1995 18:19:15 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 1 Sep 1995 wrote:

> Under MS-DOS my Logitech mouse works as it should. Under 1.2.13,
> 1.3.14, and 1.3.21 the mouse is invisible to gpm 1.00. Going back to
> MS-DOS, I watched the mouse on COM1 at 1200 but trying to do the same
> thing with kermit gave "communications disconnect" as soon as I moved
> the mouse. I can't find anything unusual with yamm.
> "Cat /proc/interrupts" shows a busrt of 5 or 10 counts on the serial
> interrupt count every time the mouse moves or a button is pushed.
> I've just changed the motherboard to a Pentium with two on-board
> serial ports configured as COM1 and COM2. The same mouse worked with
> old motherboard. Ideas??
> Rick

I had the same problem.. Try starting gpm with the -t mman switch, if
your mouse is a Logitech Mouseman. Previously, the logitech mice worked
with the microsoft switch; don't know why they don't now.

- Tom Kludy