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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring <application><acronym>GPM</acronym></application></title>
3
4<sect3><title>gpm init.d script</title>
5<para>Install the <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/gpm</filename>
6init script included in the
7<xref linkend="intro-important-bootscripts"/> package.</para>
8
9<screen><userinput><command>make install-gpm</command></userinput></screen>
10
11</sect3>
12
13<sect3><title>Config files</title>
14<para><filename>/etc/sysconfig/mouse</filename>
15This file contains the name of your mouse device and the protocol which
16it uses. To create this file, run the following:</para>
17
18<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt; /etc/sysconfig/mouse &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
19# Begin /etc/sysconfig/mouse
20
21MDEVICE=<replaceable>[yourdevice]</replaceable>
22PROTOCOL=<replaceable>[yourprotocol]</replaceable>
23
24# End /etc/sysconfig/mouse
25<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
26</sect3>
27
28<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
29
30<para>Examples of values to set <envar>MDEVICE</envar> and
31<envar>PROTOCOL</envar> to are:</para>
32
33<screen><userinput>MDEVICE=/dev/psaux
34PROTOCOL=imps2</userinput></screen>
35
36<para>A list of which protocol values are known can be found by running
37<command>gpm -t -help</command>. Your <envar>MDEVICE</envar> setting depends on
38which type of mouse you have. For example,
39<filename>/dev/ttyS0</filename> for a serial mouse (on Windows this is
40COM1), <filename>/dev/input/mice</filename> is often used for
41<acronym>USB</acronym> mice
42and <filename>/dev/psaux</filename> for PS2 mice.</para>
43
44</sect3>
45
46</sect2>
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