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Mouse won't work unless I boot without pup001 file
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jamesam1243
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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 16:41    Post_subject:  Mouse won't work unless I boot without pup001 file  

Where is file that the CD makes on the hard drive?
I listed the wrong type mouse when I first tried Puppy.
Now I can´t use my mouse unless I say no hard drive
loading (2). I can not find the file to get rid of it or change
it. Your help ASAP wound be very welcome. I can not
go much farther with Puppy 103 without some help.
thank you
james Confused
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Bruce B


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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 17:04    Post_subject:  

I would start Puppy, after X loads, hit alt+crlt+backspace to kill X

Then delete these two files

/etc/mousedevice
/etc/mousebuttons

the commands to do this are:

rm /etc/mousedevice
rm /etc/mousebuttons

Then reboot the computer - I think you will be asked to enter your mouse information.

Disclaimer: I've never actually had to do this myself.
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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 17:11    Post_subject:  

As for the location....

It will be in the root of the drive....ie not under any directories


If you are using win9x\msdos it will be in the same place autoexec.bat & config.sys are.

If usinf Win2k\WinXP it will be in the place boot.ini and ntdetect are
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jamesam1243
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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 17:34    Post_subject:  

Thanks a lot. Does this file have a name?
I looked before, but could not find it!

BTW the remove thing worked thanks!
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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 17:46    Post_subject:  

The default name is pup001
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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 18:01    Post_subject:  

Thanks!
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