How to get a mouse in vt(4) -- NEWCONS

Chris H bsd-lists at bsdforge.com
Tue Aug 26 07:23:23 UTC 2014


> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 5:54 PM, Chris H <bsd-lists at bsdforge.com> wrote:
>
>> > On Mon, 25 Aug 2014, Chris H wrote:
>> >
>> >> I also read that hw.vga.textmode is available. However sysctl
>> >> hw.vga.textmode returns unknown oid.
>> >
>> > It is a boot-time-only setting for loader.conf.
>> >
>> >    hw.vga.textmode=1
>> >
>> > boots in text mode.
>> Ahh, I see. Thank you very much, Warren, for the reply. :)
>>
>> --Chris
>>
>>
> But the mouse should work fine with vt(4).  It does for me. You do need to
> run moused, though that was the case with cs(4), as well.
D'OH! Sorry my bad. I overlooked the entry in loader.conf(5) on my other
box. Sorry for the noise.
> The lack of
> "blink" support was just noted in the last post to this list, so we can
> hope to hear a bit about the status of blink soon.
That would be good to know.

Thank you for taking the time to respond, Kevin.

--Chris

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