Mouse not working on virtual box VM

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Thu Feb 18 16:23:09 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 10:08 AM, mailinglist <mailinglist at> wrote:

> I've successfully got X Windows up and running on a Virtual Box VM on
> FreeBSD 8, however it isn't detecting my mouse.  Any idea on how I can make
> that happen?  As far as I know, there are no guest addition for virtual box
> for FreeBSD......of course that's assuming that would even help.  It might
> not.....
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Mouse for freebsd guest works fine here.  There is a guest additions for a
freebsd guest, see the docs.

You also need to setup the guest as you would a dedicated host if you wanted
the physical host to have mouse support.

Adam Vande More

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