Re: available now for testing only

From: winsor SMP (
Date: Thu Nov 16 2000 - 02:28:07 CET

('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is) er uh, sorry about that,
As I zipped a working mulinux10.5 install I forgot that I configured a mouse to check Xwindows.
The proper port for a serial mouse would be either
/dev/ttyS0 com1
/dev/ttyS1 com2
/dev/ttyS2 com3
/dev/ttyS3 com4

with proper protocol being (depending on mouse type)anything but PS/2


>Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 08:55:37 -0500
>Subject: Re: available now for testing only
>Your zipped copy was just what I needed. I downloaded that,
>a 17+ meg .zip file when done. I gutted the Windows 98
>partition to make room [about 95 megs free]. Windows only
>gets a small partition, 600+ megs, and it's always a
>I installed it and it ran after I changed the directory name
>from mulinux to linux as you specified in the instructions.
>Spent half an hour with the "setup" configuration routine
>and it's working partly. I had some confusion with selecting
>the ordinary serial mouse, apparently it isn't "psaux?" I'll
>get to that again later.
>All of this due to a friend in Michigan's U.P. whom I am
>encouraging to try Linux. He's got muLinux installed with
>great difficulty due to not following instructions but it's
>a good learning exercise.
>Bob Goodwin - Durant, Florida
>Red Hat Linux release 7.0
>Kernel 2.2.16-22 i586
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