usb mouse on ehci controller doesn't work

Greg J. xcas at
Sat Jul 5 07:12:26 PDT 2003

On Sat, 5 Jul 2003 13:06:08 +0100
Bruce Cran <bruce at> wrote:

> I'm sure I used to be able to use a usb mouse in earlier versions of FreeBSD,
> but now whatever I try, I just can't get the secondary mouse (or primary, if
> I don't configure the laptop mouse pad) to work.  When
> I plug it in, it finds it and allocates it to /dev/ums0 (ums0: Logitech
> USB Receiver, rev 1.10/13.10, addr 2, iclass 3/1.  ums0:  5 buttons and Z dir)
>  but XFree86 doesn't seem to like it - the log file 
> is attached.  Also, moused doesn't show the 
> pointer when I run 'moused -p /dev/ums0 -t auto'.  Has something in the ums 
> driver changed that X11 doesn't like, or have I not configured something.
> Could it be that I've always used it on a computer with USB1 and there's
> something about the usb2 I've now got that the logitech controller doesn't
> like?   The lines from XF86Config are:
> SubSection "InputDevice"
> 	Identifier "Mouse2"
> 	Driver	"mouse"
> 	Option "Protocol" "Auto"
> 	Option "Device" "/dev/ums0"
> EndSubSection
> I'm using -CURRENT which was cvsupped yesterday.  
> --
> Bruce Cran

Last time I heard.. 'ehci' still has issues.. maybe that's the problem.

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