JJB Barbish3 at
Mon Feb 23 06:51:35 PST 2004

During the sysinstall process of FBSD is where your mouse gets
You seem to think that mouse is not working just because you can not
get it to work in x-desktop environment.
Does the mouse pointer arrow work when in native FBSD at the command

Your rc.conf file should have this

# for ps/2 mouse

# for USB mouse

Do not have ps/2 mouse statements in rc.conf
if USB mouse is plugged into system at boot time.

If mouse works in native FBSD then change your post
subject to say 'mouse config problem in X'.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions at
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Jose Julio
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 9:16 PM
To: freebsd-questions at
Subject: problems(mouse)

Sorry for the newbie question:
installing for the first time and having problems with mouse
daemon,,it does not support ay mouse that i have usb or ps/2 alike
please help want to run freeBSD even if the mouse doesn't work it
gives you an option to configure the xfree86 server eith the keypad
but it does not work properly  please help me install and configure
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