x server can't find mouse?

Ben Monnahan monnahan at u.washington.edu
Tue Feb 20 19:08:26 PST 2001


Try setting the repeat type to nothing in /etc/gpm.conf

Ben


On Tue, 20 Feb 2001 00:02:29 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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