remaining problems with RELENG_7

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Sun Feb 17 00:05:31 UTC 2008

Alexandre "Sunny" Kovalenko wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 09:08 +0100, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>> There are 2 problems bugging me some time now, in RELENG_7. The first one is 
>> a regression:
>> The snd_maestro Module only works properly after reloading it. Very strange.
>> The other one might be a bug in Xorg or not. X entirely freezes when using 
>> /dev/sysmouse as mouse device. Only when the mouse moves, does X react to 
>> anything. Only the CTRL-ALT-FN events or CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE have any effect 
>> after moving the mouse. It's entirely unusuable this way. This problem 
>> existed on my Thinkpad before it burst into flame and it also exists on my 
>> new HP notebook.
>> It also used to exist on my desktop, but it disappeared a couple of months ago.
>> Without moused dynamically plugging in mouses using USB is not possible. So 
>> for notebook users this is very annoying.
> Seems to be working fine here: ThinkPad X60, RELENG_7 as of late night
> (EST) February 15th, xorg-server-1.4_4,1, xf86-input-mouse-1.2.3. 
> RabbitsDen# grep mouse xorg.conf
> 	Driver      "mouse"
> 	Option	    "Device" "/dev/sysmouse"
> RabbitsDen# 
> I am using built-in stick and Logitech VX Revolution mouse.
> If you'd like to compare anything else, please, let me know.

Synaptics Touchpad and a Logitech Mouse with a name that cannot be 
deciphered any more. When I'm at home I also use a Razer Boomslang 2000.

It seems my original post was sent through the wrong Account.

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