Re: ps2 aux mouse / TI Travelmate mouse problem

allanah miles (
Wed, 11 Oct 1995 11:12:08 -0400 (EDT)

> We have had exactly the same problem here (and reported it several
> times). The mouse is working up to version 1.1.87, but some serial
> driver changes in 1.1.88 broke the C&T chip autodetection. The quick and
> dirty fix back then was to bypass autodection (i.e. bypass calling
> probe_qp) and force installation.
> But things became recently even worse, and since 1.3.26 even that fails
> to work. Therefore, I'm running 1.3.25...

I found out that bypassing or hacking probe_qp doesn't work in 1.3.31,
so it probably has to do with underlying problems like a change in
some port address or the method that the C&T chip was being manipulated.

Maybe looking at older source and comparing it to the current and
tracking down the changes that led to this "non-functionality" could


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