USB Mouse not Working

Chris Maness chris at
Sat Jul 28 02:40:12 UTC 2007

Adam J Richardson wrote:
> Chris Maness wrote:
>> I am having issues getting my USB mouse running.  I don't get any 
>> error messages of the sort, and when I do #cat /dev/ums0 I don't get 
>> any funny garbage like I normally do out of a IO device. (That is 
>> after I kill moused).
>> Any suggestions?
> I had this. I had to start some daemon before starting X... what was 
> it now... devd? usbd? psmd? moused? Something like that, anyway. And I 
> had to specify the "mouse port" IIRC. You know, something like "moused 
> -p /dev/ums0".
> Adam J Richardson
I tried that, but I get nothing.  Should I expect to see garbage from 
#cat /dev/sysmouse and then move the mouse around?  Can you do that in 
console mode, and see if that gives you anything?

Chris Maness

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