Subject: Re: Urk. Mousewheel stopped working.
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/22/2006 22:01:42
On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 04:33:09PM -0800, Marc Tooley wrote:
> 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?
Well, if they are getting turned into X events then the command "xev"
will tell you what events are being issued.
> 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?
Mmmm that does point to a problem somewhere, you should be getting
data when the buttons are pushed.