8.0 release serial mouse not working
fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com
Thu Nov 26 06:07:15 UTC 2009
> On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:43:17 +0800, Fbsd1 <fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>> Been using the same serial mouse since release 7.0 through 7.1 and 7.2.
>> Just installed release 8.0 and the rc.conf statements
>> dont work any longer.
>> # serial port radioshack 2 button mouse
>> Nothing has changed on the box hardware.
>> Mouse worked in 7.2 but not in 8.0
>> I even tried sysinstall/configure/mouse to test other options and none
>> Has serial mouse support been dropped in release 8.0 and not removed
>> from sysinstall?????
> I'm not sure about the moused_port, it's some time ago that
> I've used a serial mouse, but I had
> moused_flags="-r 300 -a 2.0"
> in /etc/rc.conf - cuaa0 instead of cuad0.
> For some checking, why not use
> moused -f -i all -p /dev/cuad0
> moused -f -d -t auto -p /dev/cuad0
> for some checking?
I checked /dev and there are no cuaa* or cuad*
In 7.2 used the sysinstall/configur/mouse menu and it was the one that
crated the moused_port="/dev/cuad0" rc.conf statment as showen in first
/dev does have cuau0 & cuau1 for uucp dialer. could this be the names of
the serial ports in 8.0?
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