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They gave me some help as far as setting my xinintrc file. Offline Pages: 1 Index »Newbie Corner »Can't start X Board footer Jump to Newbie Corner Installation Kernel & Hardware Applications & Desktop Environments Laptop Issues Networking, Server, and Protection Multimedia and Is there an > XF86Config-4 file? Worse, when I rebooted into into the XP partition it was also stuck firmly in the center of the screen. this contact form

alloydog LXF regular Posts: 600Joined: Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:32 pm Top RE: /dev/mouse not found after kernel update. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. No core pointer." I am writing this on the client machine. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started http://forums.justlinux.com/showthread.php?91612-xf89OpenSerial-Cannot-open-device-dev-psaux

Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: xf89OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/psaux Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid pls help....... > > RESPONSE: > What's in your XF86Config file and what type of mouse is it? The /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 looks OK, but I'm not sure if I should be looking for a /tmp/XF86Config-4 file. by alloydog » Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:12 pm Following the above HOWTO, I get the following erro meassge on boot: udev requires a mounted sysfs, not started I have tried

It seems that since Kernel-2.6, 3 modules have to bee load: - psmouse - input - mousedev And the new link for the PS/2 mouse is /dev/input/mice, but /dev/psaux still run Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Having udev installed doesn't necessarily mean you are using it, but I don't think this is the problem, because you aren't seeing any mouse nodes in /dev, using either the devfs Change font size FAQ Register Login SOLVED: /dev/mouse not found after kernel update.

da_kidd_er View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by da_kidd_er 10-04-2004, 04:49 AM #5 grdscarabe LQ Newbie Registered: Oct 2004 Location: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Also, and no insult intended, maybe try a simple distribution first, get comfortable with Linux, and a few commands / configs. Precompiled Redhat NTFS Modules Linuxplanet Tutorials If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem. ...

If not, then you also need to familiarise with Vi text editor, moving about inside directories, while working from the initial "black" console. I've tried to edit XF86Config but no luck. It does indicate that you are using devfs rather than udev, there will be a kernel boot option or config entry in /etc/ to choose which you use. "Insanity: doing the Take a look at the permissions for /dev/psaux.

However, on reboot, the X server failed to start. http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=156935 You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. and having a pot of coffee on the stove, and a place to put your feet up periodically while you get away from the machine and its problems, should ameliorate that Board index All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ] Login FAQ / Rules Register Search Boards : Knowledge Base: knowledge base chat about fr ja es mozillaZine is

Are you holding out on us? weblink to stop anything else using /dev/psaux I renamed it psaux2 and ammended XF86Config but still "busy" - eh? Is your mouse detected and operational during the install process? Proudly Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group © 1998-2015 mozillaZine All Rights Reserved Home About Buy online Blog Archives Newsletters Subscribe Contact Linux Format forums Help, discussion, magazine feedback and

the attributes of /dev/psaux is crw--- not the rwxrwxrwx. jailbait View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by jailbait 09-25-2003, 11:30 PM #3 da_kidd_er Member Registered: Feb 2003 Posts: 52 Newbies Corner Hardware Software Installation Window/Desktop Managers Kernels and Modules Networking Web/Security Mobile Computing Games Programming/Scripts Technical How I Did It! http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/cannot-open-exchanger-control-device-device-type-mismatch-data-protector.html Does this mean devfs is still being used?

Password Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion. by alloydog » Wed Dec 21, 2005 8:40 am Update Reading the Gentoo udev Guide, it states: No Consistent Naming between DevFS and udev ... My current /tmp does not contain one.

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If you need to reset your password, click here. Theres no shame in learning to walk, a bit of handholding, and using a Distro that sets things up for You 'til you find your feet. Anyways, didn't mean to run on in this thread... The place to post if you need help or advice Moderators: ChriThor, LXF moderators Post a reply 18 posts • Page 1 of 2 • 1, 2 SOLVED: /dev/mouse not found

The only think I can think of > would be to change the device in your x config file back to /dev/psaux and > see if you can disable the psaux which is on a ps2 bus http://phraktured.net Offline #7 2005-03-24 13:41:37 Kern Member From: UK Registered: 2005-02-09 Posts: 464 Re: Can't start X Penguin fromhttp://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Con … PS/2,_USB)Since the 2.6 kernel these It will no more work on Debian that apt-get would work on Gentoo. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/vxvm-vxiod-error-v-5-1-1526-cannot-open-vol-iod-device-no-such-device-or-address.html And as for the aggro...

by alloydog » Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:56 am On my Compaq Armada 110 laptop, running BeatrIX, a Debian/Ubuntu based distribution, I have just updated the kernel from 2.6.7 to 2.6.12.9-686. A train station is where a train stops. SEARCH FIRST... thanks da_kidd_er View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by da_kidd_er 09-24-2003, 10:45 PM #2 jailbait LQ Guru Registered: Feb

The same happens with all-round symlinks that used to exist in /dev, such as /dev/mouse, which udev doesn't create anymore. Offline #11 2005-03-24 20:14:09 phrakture Arch Overlord From: behind you Registered: 2003-10-29 Posts: 7,879 Website Re: Can't start X Penguin wrote:Its supposed to show your network card modules as well, although Or is their something magical about your computer? I even tried importing the XF86Config-4 file from the Ubuntu > install to the Debian install but with no luck. > > I can't understand why I can't get X to

They should be set to 777. If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place. Install hwd (pacman -S hwd) and run it (hwd -s)possibly, though /dev/input/mice takes my touchpad into account too... Reply With Quote 02-22-2003,04:35 PM #2 janet loves bill View Profile View Forum Posts refugee Join Date Jun 2002 Location Parump, NV Posts 859 Try this: In the console, type the

Running the 2.6.7 kernel, /dev/mouse and /dev/psaux, are present with /dev/mouse being a link to /dev/psaux. the next question is which is the correct device file for the mouse? by nelz » Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:38 am That message is about trying to setup RAID devices, so it should matter if you don't use RAID.