touchpad mouse not working with freebsd

Peter Kurpis kurpis at
Thu Feb 12 21:26:32 PST 2004

I installed FreeBSD 4.7 on my Toshiba Satellite 1135 laptop, and 
I couldn't get the mouse working.  (Windows says it's an Alps 
Pointing Device, on interrupt 12, plugged into the PS/2 port.)

On further investigation, when I tried

moused -p /dev/psm0 -i all

the daemon aborted, saying it failed to open /dev/psm0 (which 
does exist and looks sane) and also

Device not configured

What does "Device not configured" mean?  I see psm listed in
the GENERIC kernel configuration file...  What gives?  What do 
I need to do to get it working?

P.S.  "Device not configured" was error 6 in errno, according to

P.P.S.  The same as above goes for the other two mouse devices
(mse0 and ums0) for what it's worth...

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