Subject: Re: wsmouse events
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/27/2001 00:07:05
Peter Seebach wrote:

> Is there a good way to snoop on wsmouse and figure out whether or not
> it's seeing anything?  I'm debugging multiple-button support in VirtualPC.
> I had it working once, but I can't get it working now... Anyway, what I'd
> ideally like to do is poke around and figure out how many buttons wsmouse0
> thinks it has, and whether or not it's getting any events...

Switch to a non-X console and do `od -X /dev/wsmouse' and then push
buttons and wiggle your mouse.  The data dumps nicely.

    -- Lennart