Detecting a USB mouse without a restart

Streiner, Justin streiner at
Mon Apr 12 08:21:37 PDT 2004

On Mon, 12 Apr 2004, Mazen S. Alzogbi wrote:

> I want to be able to issue commands so my FreeBSD 4.9 can detect my
> just-attached-it USB mouse without restarting the system. The mouse is
> detected and operational if I've attached it before switching on the
> machine.

That may depend on the kind of USB mouse you use.  I have a Logitech
optical USB mouse and a generic 5.2.1 installation picked it up with mo
major issues with I first plugged it in.


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