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Any ideas ? I'm at my wits end............ > RESPONSE: > I think X works with that config because your having trouble with your psaux > port and the config is trying to use by nelz » Tue Dec 20, 2005 11:10 am Is there anything under /dev/input? "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (Albert Einstein) nelz Site Tried reconfiguration, but returns error that core > pointer not found. http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-dev-psaux.html

I believe rasat is working on a patch for it now, so it should be fixed very soon. ASK SECOND Read the JL 'Community Help Posting Guidelines' before posting in the forums. Install hwd (pacman -S hwd) and run it (hwd -s)possibly, though /dev/input/mice takes my touchpad into account too... Don't need the aggro. > > > > RESPONSE: > Was this on a laptop ? http://forums.justlinux.com/showthread.php?91612-xf89OpenSerial-Cannot-open-device-dev-psaux

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If not then it probably is. 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 Offline #3 2005-03-24 10:31:12 tmadhavan Member From: Wales :D Registered: 2004-03-26 Posts: 441 Re: Can't start X Can't say much more than that really - definitely run xorgcfg and definitely change If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.

If you change to a different mouse type and then start the machine does Red Hat detect the removal of the old mouse and give you the option of removing it, Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ alloydog LXF regular Posts: 600Joined: Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:32 pm Top Next Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=11070 So your > avoiding the psaux problem but have no mouse.

the next question is which is the correct device file for the mouse? alloydog LXF regular Posts: 600Joined: Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:32 pm Top RE: /dev/mouse not found after kernel update. Please do not send me a PM asking for help... What is the difference between how the mouse is handled by the 2.6.7 kernel and the 2.6.12.9-686 kernel Last edited by alloydog on Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:46 am, edited 1

When, i tried using startx it crashes with the error messages listed below: (EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/psaux Device or resource busy (EE) Mouse0: cannot open input device (EE) PreInit http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=156935 If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place. 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 Is your mouse detected and operational during the install process?

Do we need to revive non-US? http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-exchanger-control-device-device-type-mismatch.html If you still can't start X, run "xorgcfg -textmode" in a shell and configure your X environment. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Hope You persevere with Linux, and dont get disheartened when things wont work out of the box.

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I just checked modules-2.6.12-9-686 and saw an entry for mousedev, which is not in modules-2.6.7 - I was thinking if it's a module issue? 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 by nelz » Tue Dec 20, 2005 2:50 pm It looks like you're running devfs, but it is not creating the device node.

First, if you do a "Server" install, Red Hat normally does not install the graphical interface.

http://phraktured.net Offline #14 2005-03-24 20:56:21 T-Dawg Forum Fellow From: Wilmington, NC Registered: 2005-01-29 Posts: 2,734 Re: Can't start X I know that works. Or is their something magical about your computer? 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 You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

The same happens with all-round symlinks that used to exist in /dev, such as /dev/mouse, which udev doesn't create anymore. Does this mean devfs is still being used? I will post back when I have played around a bit.... his comment is here Regardless, you should be able to run hwd and remove the .sample ending or what ever it is, for a working xorg file.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. alloydog LXF regular Posts: 600Joined: Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:32 pm Top RE: /dev/mouse not found after kernel update. http://phraktured.net Offline #12 2005-03-24 20:30:01 T-Dawg Forum Fellow From: Wilmington, NC Registered: 2005-01-29 Posts: 2,734 Re: Can't start X Well it doesn't work for some. by alloydog » Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:10 pm I could not find any appropriate configuration file, but another web search (slightly different keywords) turned up this: Udev How-to.

alloydog LXF regular Posts: 600Joined: Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:32 pm Top RE: /dev/mouse not found after kernel update. Offline #13 2005-03-24 20:49:05 phrakture Arch Overlord From: behind you Registered: 2003-10-29 Posts: 7,879 Website Re: Can't start X try just lshwd and see if it works? For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. i'll attach the /etc/X11/XF86Config' later.

However, on reboot, the X server failed to start. 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 by alloydog » Wed Dec 21, 2005 6:02 am It has udev 0.060-lubuntu15, hotplug 0.020040339-22ubuntu13 and hotplug-knoppix 0.5-7 installed. Join our community today!

Adam Bogacki, [email protected] Reply to: debian-user@lists.debian.org Adam Bogacki (on-list) Adam Bogacki (off-list) Prev by Date: How to Forwarding all old emails to a new email address Next by Date: Re: How the attributes of /dev/psaux is crw--- not the rwxrwxrwx. A bus station is where a bus stops. Topics: Active | Unanswered Index »Newbie Corner »Can't start X Pages: 1 #1 2005-03-24 09:26:12 shinobi Member Registered: 2005-03-23 Posts: 13 Can't start X Well, I have good news and bad

XFCE works for me, just fine too. Anyways, didn't mean to run on in this thread... My current /tmp does not contain one. They should be set to 777.

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