Mouse deamon problems.

Pollywog lists-fbsd at
Thu Jul 12 02:00:00 UTC 2007

On Thursday 12 July 2007 00:55:24 Desmond Chapman wrote:
> I am installing FreeBSD and it does not recognize the USB ports, the PS/2
> port,  or even the mouse types: Intellimouse, Microsoft Mouse,
> Generic/Auto. How do I go about enabling the mouse daemon? And yes, I have
> tried the set up. It doesn't work. I have tried Xorgcfg and Xorgconfig.
> They don't work. Note: the mouse protocols will work for Linux
> distributions.

I had similar problems and one fix was to execute sysinstall and go to the 
postinstall configuration menu and reconfigure the mouse.  That is what 
worked for me.  BTW I installed FreeBSD on a laptop and it was the touchpad 
mouse that did not work, but it works now.

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