touchpad not recognized and USB mouse doesn't work ...

dkouroun at dkouroun at
Mon Jan 31 19:35:29 PST 2005

Dear FreeBSD users,
Once more I am asking  your advice with a old Laptop
I have. Pressario 1230. Nothing worked as fast as FreeBSD
in that thing! It was amazing how quickly it booted when 
compared with SuSE or Windows. Help me to fix 2 things 
though so it becomes useful! 

1) In FreeBSD 4.10 there are no problems with the time;
   the clock works fine. Unfortunately in 5.3 Release 
   you see the clock running instead one-by-one second
   5-by-5 seconds. I do not know why! Any ideas?

2) Both 4.9, 4.10, 5.0, 5.2.1, 5.3 Releases cannot
   use the touchpad. The touchpad is invisible to them.
   Even from the time when installation is perfomed! You 
   remember that you asked to test the mouse daemon
   if there any non-usb mices during installation don't you?
   In Linux the touchpad is recognized and works fine 
   and that is with all Fedora and SuSE versions.
3) As an alternative to touchpad I am using a USB mouse.
   But this only works under 5.3 Release. It can't work 
   with 4.10 or any of the 4.X series.

I did:
#ls /dev/

and I saw the devices therein! Nowhere isnide /dev/ I could find
/dev/psm0. Everything existed except /dev/psm0. Is it possible that
for some reason it is assigned a wrong IRQ number and it conflicts
with some other device? Undr Linux /dev/psm0 is /dev/psaux and it is 
assigned an IRQ number 12. I've attached my dmesg and my /etc/rc.conf.

# -- sysinstall generated deltas -- # Sun Dec 12 15:06:12 2004
# Created: Sun Dec 12 15:06:12 2004
# Enable network daemons for user convenience.
# Please make all changes to this file, not to /etc/defaults/rc.conf.
# This file now contains just the overrides from /etc/defaults/rc.conf.

Copyright (c) 1992-2004 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
	The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE #0: Fri Nov  5 04:19:18 UTC 2004
    root at
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Cyrix GXm (26.23-MHz 586-class CPU)
  Origin = "CyrixInstead"  Id = 0x540  DIR=0x3544  Stepping=3  Revision=5
real memory  = 100663296 (96 MB)
avail memory = 88834048 (84 MB)
pnpbios: Bad PnP BIOS data checksum
npx0: [FAST]
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
pcib0: <Host to PCI bridge> pcibus 0 on motherboard
pir0: <PCI Interrupt Routing Table: 5 Entries> on motherboard
pci0: <PCI bus> on pcib0
cbb0: <TI1221 PCI-CardBus Bridge> at device 17.0 on pci0
cardbus0: <CardBus bus> on cbb0
pccard0: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb0
cbb1: <TI1221 PCI-CardBus Bridge> at device 17.1 on pci0
cardbus1: <CardBus bus> on cbb1
pccard1: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb1
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> port 0x5000-0x500f,0x4000-0x401f,0x3000-0x307f mem
0x40010000-0x40010fff at device 18.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
ohci0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xfedfe000-0xfedfefff irq 9 at device
19.0 on pci0
usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: (0x0e11) OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhub1: Atmel product 0x3311, class 9/0, rev 1.00/3.00, addr 2
uhub1: 4 ports with 4 removable, self powered
pci0: <display, VGA> at device 20.0 (no driver attached)
cpu0 on motherboard
orm0: <ISA Option ROM> at iomem 0xc0000-0xc9fff on isa0
pmtimer0 on isa0
ata0 at port 0x3f6,0x1f0-0x1f7 irq 14 on isa0
ata1 at port 0x376,0x170-0x177 irq 15 on isa0
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x64,0x60 on isa0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
fdc0: <Enhanced floppy controller> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on isa0
fdc0: [FAST]
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
ppc0: parallel port not found.
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio0: port may not be enabled
sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
sio0: type 8250 or not responding
sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio1: port may not be enabled
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
Timecounter "TSC" frequency 26233012 Hz quality 800
Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
ad0: 3100MB <FUJITSU MHA2032AT/8211> [6300/16/63] at ata0-master PIO4
acd0: CDROM <TOSHIBA CD-ROM XM-1702BC/1261> at ata1-master PIO4
ed1: <PCMCIA Ethernet Card> at port 0x300-0x31f irq 9 function 0 config 32 on
ed1: Ethernet address: 00:a0:0c:12:74:2e
ed1: if_start running deferred for Giant
type NE2000 (16 bit) 
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
WARNING: /usr was not properly dismounted
WARNING: /var was not properly dismounted

Any suggestions?

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