installing new system
culverk at sweetdreamsracing.biz
Tue Nov 9 01:56:03 GMT 2004
Quoting Chuck Robey <chuckr at chuckr.org>:
> I am trying to bring up a new system, and in doing this dual opteron, I
> can't get the mouse to work. Specifically, it's a USB radio-linked
> Track-ball. I just took it off the older linux system, and since it works
> exactly like a mouse, I tried to bring up the /dev/ums0, but on running
> that, I see no mouse cursor. I used the -m on option to vidcontrol, to
> get the mouse cursor on, but that didn't do it, I still see no cursor.
> The dmesg seemed to find the usb device fine, and so did usbdevs. The
> kernel is the default one from the boot image on the website, I have not
> compiled my own system yet.
> X11 can't see the mouse either .... well, actually, X11 at least displays
> the mouse cursor, but the mouse refuses to move. I have expoerimented
> with /dev/sysmouse and /dev/ums0, using protocol Auto, but it won't work.
> I sure could use some help. The machine is on-net, if someone wants to
> poke around a bit.
Is usbd running? Is it starting moused?
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