operation not permitted on entropy file

David Benfell benfell at parts-unknown.org
Tue Aug 12 23:43:22 UTC 2014

On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 07:31:41AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> No, Scroll Lock is a fully normal key that does what is
> printed on the keycap. Why so surprised? ;-)
Because when I hit the up arrow key in my shell, it understands this
as recalling (successively) previous command(s) in my shell history.

I guess the difference here must be that I normally use zsh rather
than sh?
> > Wouldn't the copy and paste operation require moused? I have an issue
> > here because I haven't figured out how to get moused to recognize my
> > USB mouse (which is strange: it does this just fine on my notebook).
> Yes, moused would need to be enabled, so the console can
> provide mouse support. It's quite handy for transfering
> text from one virtual terminal to another. By the way,
> left-doubleclick selects words, left-tripleclick selects
> the whole line, and left-click selects start + right-click
> selects end of a region. It works with _any_ program.
Cool, but for some reason it was refusing to recognize /dev/ums0, even
though the device was present on the system. I looked around for
configuration bits, but didn't find any. Unless somebody sends me an
old serial mouse, the only type of mouse that will ever be plugged
into this system will be USB. This system doesn't even have connectors
for the mouse and keyboard connectors that were common 15 years ago
(and I don't have any of those mice laying around either).

For what it's worth, the hald/ubus conglomeration *does* recognize the

David Benfell <benfell at parts-unknown.org>
See https://parts-unknown.org/node/2 if you don't understand the
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