kernel error

Uwe Doering gemini at
Tue Nov 11 06:13:57 PST 2003

Norhisham Khalil wrote:
> i have error message on my samba server on freebsd 5.1
> FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p2 #1: Sun Aug 24
> 16:48:49 MYT 2003     root at 
> i386
> kernel: psmintr: delay too long; reseting byte count
> kernel: psmintr: out of sync (0008 != 0000).
> kernel: psmintr: discard a byte (1)
> is this a sign of deteriorating harddisk?
> or i need to tweak syscontrol?

This is the mouse driver complaining that it got out of sync with your 
pointer device.  This can happen from time to time and is harmless as 
long as it occurs infrequently.  At least that's my experience.

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