[PATCH] xorg-server: fix mouse probing

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at freebsd.org
Tue Apr 1 10:54:44 PDT 2008

Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> On Monday 31 March 2008 12:14 pm, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 15:13 -0400, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
>>> As you may have noticed from other threads, xorg-server has
>>> problem with HAL support (default).  Please test the patch:
>>> http://people.freebsd.org/~jkim/xorg-server.diff
>>> You also have to patch sysutils/hal:
>>> http://www.marcuscom.com/downloads/hal.diff
>>> Changes:
>>> - Do not probe /dev/psm0 as SysMouse if HAL is enabled.
>>> - Add /dev/ums0 as SysMouse if HAL is disabled.
>>> - Do not force sysmouse(4) mode unless device is /dev/sysmouse. 
>>> When moused(8) is not running, current mode level is untouched. -
>>> Correcly check if moused is actually running.  Checking pid file
>>> is not enough because it may be /var/run/moused.<device>.pid when
>>> it is invoked by devd(8) for USB mice.
>>> - Do not attach device if it is opened by moused.
>>> - Correctly add device path for HAL.
>> If you're waiting for some success reports, all is well on my two
>> previously affected systems with these patches.
> Actually I was waiting for regression test reports for non-affected 
> systems as I have tested on two affected systems.  Can anyone 
> confirm?

My USB mouse -CURRENT system works fine after these patches.


Joe Marcus Clarke
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