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Re: serial mouse with X



Farzad Bakhtiar <farzadb_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com> écrivait (wrote) : 

> Driver "mouse"
> Option "protocol" "auto"
> Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
                   ^^^^^^^^^^
Use /dev/cua00 instead of /dev/mouse

[...]

> tip seems to be waiting
> for input or output but as I move the mouse I get nothing. Is it supposed to
> generate characters by simple moving the mouse? Am I supposed to type
> something else once I start tip to test the mouse? Or is it telling me
> exactly what I need to know? That there is no response from Com 1 or my
> serial mouse?

No, that's normal that you don't get any character when moving your
mouse. A serial mouse needs some initialization of the UART to start sending
bytes. 

Jean-Baptiste Marchand
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