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SubjectRe: No mouse wheel under 2.6.1 [Was: Re: Where are 2.6.x upgrade notes?]
On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 03:37:25PM -0500, Greg Stark wrote:

> Joaquim Fellmann <mljf@altern.org> writes:
>
> > I had the same problem. Switching protocol from MousemanPlusPS/2 to
> > ImPS2 in XF86Config-4 fixed it.
>
> One Mr Pavlik solved the same issue on bugzilla:
>
> ------- Additional Comment #1 From Vojtech Pavlik 2004-01-14 09:35 -------
> Use protocol "ExplorerPS/2" in XFree86. This may not seem logical, but
> because 2.6 handles the Logitech mouse protocol itself and presents a more
> common Microsoft-like protocol to applications that don't know how to use
> its native event protocol.
>
> I wonder how the IM and Explorer protocols relate.

ExplorerPS/2 is a superset of ImPS/2. The kernel virtual mouse device
(/dev/input/mice) supports both protocols, and standard PS/2 as well.

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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