usb mouse support update plans
Brian K. White
brian at aljex.com
Mon Jan 9 22:36:26 PST 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Paul" <wpaul at FreeBSD.ORG>
To: "Brian K. White" <brian at aljex.com>
Cc: <freebsd-current at freebsd.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 5:45 AM
Subject: Re: usb mouse support update plans
>> > On Tuesday 03 January 2006 17:23, Jordan Sissel wrote:
>> >> On my grande circuit of trying to make mouse support better for
>> >> FreeBSD,
>> >> I've finally come about to working on usb mice. I've done a bit of
>> >> research about usb hid, and I need some feedback on where I should
>> >> take
>> >> usb mouse support.
>> >> How can you help? If you are having issues with mouse support in
>> >> FreeBSD I need to know the following:
>> >> - Mouse model and brand (as specific as possible would help)
>> >> - Symptoms of strange behavior
>> >> - Environment (moused+ums? plain ums in X? plain psm in X? moused
>> >> with serial mice?)
> Would it be too much trouble for you to describe your system in a bit
> more depth? "Thin client" is... well, not very helpful.
> - Boot up FreeBSD 6.0.
> - Plug the wireless keyboard/mouse into a USB port on a FreeBSD machine
> - Wait until you see the ukbd0/uhid0 probe output on the console (i.e.
> wait until FreeBSD sees the devices)
> - Run "dmesg" and save _ALL_ the output. Report it to us so we can
> see it. And I mean _ALL_ of it.
> - Run the following commands, as root:
> # usbdevs -v
> # usbhidctl -f /dev/uhid0 -r
> I don't think the solution will be all that complicated. Just go boot up
> FreeBSD 6.0 and report the stuff I asked for.
Haven't seen any acknowledgement so just making sure you don't miss that I
did do this a few days ago.
Shall I build a kernel with USB_DEBUG as you mentioned to someone else?
Brian K. White -- brian at aljex.com -- http://www.aljex.com/bkw/
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