touchpad mouse not working with freebsd
michael.hollmann at jawa.at
Fri Feb 13 07:16:29 PST 2004
try insert into /boot/device.hints:
that works fine for on my toshiba satellite 1100-z20
Francesco Casadei schrieb:
> Peter Kurpis wrote:
>> I installed FreeBSD 4.7 on my Toshiba Satellite 1135 laptop, and I
>> couldn't get the mouse working. (Windows says it's an Alps Pointing
>> Device, on interrupt 12, plugged into the PS/2 port.)
>> On further investigation, when I tried
>> moused -p /dev/psm0 -i all
>> the daemon aborted, saying it failed to open /dev/psm0 (which does
>> exist and looks sane) and also
>> Device not configured
>> What does "Device not configured" mean? I see psm listed in
>> the GENERIC kernel configuration file... What gives? What do I need
>> to do to get it working?
>> P.S. "Device not configured" was error 6 in errno, according to
>> P.P.S. The same as above goes for the other two mouse devices
>> (mse0 and ums0) for what it's worth...
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> From psm(4) manpage, "Driver Flags" section:
> bit 12 IGNOREPORTERROR
> This flag makes psm driver ignore certain error conditions when
> probing the PS/2 mouse port. It should never be necessary under
> normal circumstances.
> So, try to put the following line into /boot/device.hints:
> Francesco Casadei
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