x server can't find mouse?

C. Mills boson at u.washington.edu
Tue Feb 20 00:30:01 PST 2001


Debian uses /dev/psaux
also are you using gpm / imwheel? Cause if your not you might want to
have the protocol set to PS/2.
Charlie


On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, michael philetus weller wrote:


> I just switched from slackware to debian, and after installing debian I

> get the following error when I attempt to run startx:

>

> > Fatal server error:

> > Cannot open mouse (No such file or directory)

>

> I checked my mouse settings in /etc/X11/XF86Config and they are still set

> to:

>

> > Protocol "IMPS/2"

> > Device "/dev/mouse"

>

> These are the settings i had in slackware, and everything was ok then.

>

> Please let me know if you have any ideas where I could find help with this

> problem.

>

> Mike Weller

>

>




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