Subject: Re: Urk. Mousewheel stopped working.
To: None <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/21/2006 20:04:05
On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 04:33:09PM -0800, Marc Tooley wrote:
> My XF86Config has:
>     Option "Buttons" "5"
>     Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> ... but then when I updated to 3.99.15 kernel+userland as of.. mm.. a 
> few weeks ago anyway, my mousewheel stopped working for me.
> Is there a utility or some kind of identifying software or marker that I 
> can use to show me what signals happen when I click the various buttons 
> on my mouse?
> Additionally, cat'ing /dev/wsmouse0 and then scrolling the mouse 
> produces no garbage on the screen the way the other buttons and 
> movement does. Would this be an indicator that wsmouse0 isn't passing 
> through wheel data anymore?

I don't have the Buttons option; X seems to assume that one if you have the
ZAxisMapping option. This is 3.99.15 here as well, probably around two weeks
old, roughly.

As for the second question, the xev program is great for that (and for
figuring out keysyms, etc etc)