6.3-PRERELEASE desktop system periodically freezes momentarily

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jan 9 12:39:27 PST 2008


Toomas Aas wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 
>> Toomas Aas wrote:
>>>
>>> # grep psm /var/run/dmesg.boot
>>> psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
>>> psm0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
>>> psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3
>>>
>>
>> There was another report of problems with psm.  Can you try with 
>> sysmouse instead?  If that works around the issue then we can 
>> investigate psm further.
> 
> Sorry, but I'm not sure I understand how to use sysmouse instead of psm. 
> Do you mean I should run 'moused -p /dev/sysmouse' (setting 
> moused_port="/dev/sysmouse" in rc.conf)? If I do that, the mouse refuses 
> to move. When I add more options:
> 
> #/usr/sbin/moused -p /dev/sysmouse -t ps/2 -d -f
> moused: mouse type mismatch (mousesystems != ps/2, mousesystems is assumed)
> moused: proto params: f8 80 00 00 5 00 ff
> moused: port: /dev/sysmouse  interface: sysmouse  type: mousesystems 
> model: generic
> moused: received char 0x87
> moused: received char 0x0
> moused: received char 0x0
> moused: received char 0x0
> moused: received char 0x0
> moused: assembled full packet (len 5) 87,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
> 
> -- 
> Toomas Aas
> ... Why is it called tourist season if we can't shoot at them?
> 
> 

I mean use /dev/sysmouse in X instead of /dev/psm0 directly.  I don't 
know why this would help but someone else said it did.

Kris


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