[oclug] Inspiron 8200 USB mouse does not work
dan at hld.ca
Wed Aug 14 16:12:15 EDT 2002
On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 03:55:44PM -0400, Brian Barber wrote:
> On my Inspiron 7000, there is a configuration setting in the BIOS that
> disables the touchpad when there is an external mouse plugged in on
> start up. If you set it up like this, you either have to live with no
> scrolling when a scroll mouse is plugged in or have to deal with really
> wonky pointer activity when using the touch pad.
> With your solution, I can now use both. Thanks in return.
Cool. Glad it helped. This solution allows you to plug in the mouse
while X is running too I think.
> BTW, have you set up your laptop to use the external monitor? I
> plugged my laptop into a projector and it looked terrible. Display
> information for the projector was not avilable.
I tried a long time ago with a different install. You have to get the
refresh rates bang otherwise it will look aweful. My monitor worked
Dan Cardamore mailto://email@example.com http://www.hld.ca
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