Cut/Paste with USB mouse inoperative

Polytropon freebsd at
Thu Nov 12 19:37:07 UTC 2009

On Wed, 11 Nov 2009 06:40:11 -0500, Carmel <carmel_ny at> wrote:
> Well, the results of that test does not exactly exhilarate me.
> # moused -f -d -p /dev/ums0
> moused: unable to open /dev/ums0: Device busy

Seems that there's already a moused running. Use "ps ax" to
find it PID and simply kill it. I had to do the same to
check. Afterwards, enabling moused again is possible.

> A common problem in today's society. It reminds me of an old adage:
> Just like with unexploded bombs, Blame is best dealt with by passing it
> as quickly as possible to someone else.

With the idea in mind that responsibility for confirming to
existing standards is on the manufacturer's side.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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