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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-version "13.0.0">
8
9 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-download-http "&xorg-download-http;/driver/xf86-input-vmmouse-&xorg-vmmouse-driver-version;.tar.bz2">
10 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-download-ftp "&xorg-download-ftp;/driver/xf86-input-vmmouse-&xorg-vmmouse-driver-version;.tar.bz2">
11 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-md5sum "34f9f64ee6a1a51fc8266a9af24e1e07">
12 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-size "308 KB">
13 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-buildsize "2.9 MB">
14 <!ENTITY xorg-vmmouse-driver-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
15]>
16
17 <!-- Begin Xorg VMMouse Driver -->
18 <sect2 id="xorg-vmmouse-driver" xreflabel="Xorg VMMouse Driver-&xorg-vmmouse-driver-version;">
19
20 <title>Xorg VMMouse Driver-&xorg-vmmouse-driver-version;</title>
21
22 <indexterm zone="xorg-vmmouse-driver">
23 <primary sortas="a-xorg-vmmouse-driver">xorg-vmmouse-driver</primary>
24 </indexterm>
25
26 <sect3 role="package">
27 <title>Introduction to Xorg VMMouse Driver</title>
28
29 <para>
30 The <application>Xorg VMMouse Driver</application> package contains the VMMouse input
31 driver for the Xorg X server. The VMMouse driver enables support for the special
32 VMMouse protocol that is provided by VMware virtual machines to give absolute
33 pointer positioning.
34 </para>
35
36 &lfs76_built;
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
40 <listitem>
41 <para>
42 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-vmmouse-driver-download-http;"/>
43 </para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>
47 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-vmmouse-driver-download-ftp;"/>
48 </para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download MD5 sum: &xorg-vmmouse-driver-md5sum;
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download size: &xorg-vmmouse-driver-size;
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Estimated disk space required: &xorg-vmmouse-driver-buildsize;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Estimated build time: &xorg-vmmouse-driver-time;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 </itemizedlist>
71
72 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
73 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
74 <listitem>
75 <para>
76 Required patch:
77 <ulink url="&patch-root;/xf86-input-vmmouse-&xorg-vmmouse-driver-version;-build_fix-1.patch"/>
78 </para>
79 </listitem>
80 </itemizedlist>
81
82 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Xorg VMMouse Driver Dependencies</bridgehead>
83
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect5">Required</bridgehead>
85 <para role="required">
86 <xref linkend="xorg-server"/>
87 </para>
88
89 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
90 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/xorg-vmmouse-driver"/>
91 </para>
92 </sect3>
93
94 <sect3 role="installation">
95 <title>Installation of Xorg VMMouse Driver</title>
96
97 <para>
98 Install <application>Xorg VMMouse Driver</application> by running the following
99 commands:
100 </para>
101
102<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../xf86-input-vmmouse-&xorg-vmmouse-driver-version;-build_fix-1.patch &amp;&amp;
103./configure $XORG_CONFIG \
104 --without-hal-fdi-dir \
105 --without-hal-callouts-dir \
106 --with-udev-rules-dir=/lib/udev/rules.d &amp;&amp;
107make</userinput></screen>
108
109 <para>
110 This package does not come with a test suite.
111 </para>
112
113 <para>
114 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
115 </para>
116
117<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
118 </sect3>
119
120 <sect3>
121 <title>Command Explanations</title>
122
123 <para>
124 <parameter>--with-udev-rules-dir=/lib/udev/rules.d</parameter>:
125 This switch specifies where udev rules should be installed.
126 </para>
127
128 <para>
129 <option>--without-hal-*-dir</option>: These switches disable
130 installation of the <application>HAL</application> components
131 which are not needed on Linux.
132 </para>
133
134 </sect3>
135
136 <sect3 role="content">
137 <title>Contents</title>
138
139 <segmentedlist>
140 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
141 <segtitle>Installed Xorg Drivers</segtitle>
142
143 <seglistitem>
144 <seg>
145 vmmouse_detect
146 </seg>
147 <seg>
148 vmmouse_drv.so
149 </seg>
150 </seglistitem>
151 </segmentedlist>
152
153 <variablelist>
154 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
155 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
156 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
157
158 <varlistentry id="vmmouse_detect">
159 <term><command>vmmouse_detect</command></term>
160 <listitem>
161 <para>
162 is a tool for detecting if running in a VMware environment where
163 vmmouse is used.
164 </para>
165 <indexterm zone="xorg-vmmouse-driver vmmouse_detect">
166 <primary sortas="b-vmmouse_detect">vmmouse_detect</primary>
167 </indexterm>
168 </listitem>
169 </varlistentry>
170
171 <varlistentry id="vmmouse_drv">
172 <term><filename class="libraryfile">vmmouse_drv.so</filename></term>
173 <listitem>
174 <para>
175 is an Xorg input driver for VMware Mouse.
176 </para>
177 <indexterm zone="xorg-vmmouse-driver vmmouse_drv">
178 <primary sortas="c-vmmouse_drv">vmmouse_drv.so</primary>
179 </indexterm>
180 </listitem>
181 </varlistentry>
182
183 </variablelist>
184
185 </sect3>
186
187 </sect2>
188 <!-- End Xorg VMMouse Driver -->
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