Kensington Mouse, was Re: operation not permitted on entropy file

David Benfell benfell at
Wed Aug 13 10:45:16 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 12:14:20PM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:01:39 -0700, David Benfell wrote:
It's working again on the notebook. I wound up rebooting the notebook
anyway, but it worked on a second plugin before the reboot.

> In case you want to check with moused, use it in non-daemon mode
> and have it output diagnostic messages:
> 	# moused -f -d -t auto -p /dev/ums0

Not that I *really* know how to interpret what I'm seeing, but it
looked sorta kinda reasonable. Mouse clicks were obviously interpreted
correctly. When I moved the mouse, something that looked like it might
be coordinates changed.
> You can also try to get information with
> 	# moused -p /dev/ums0 -i all

This yielded '/dev/ums0 usb sysmouse generic'
> while moused is _not_ running.
Something is different between the notebook and the server. One thing
is that I adopted the hald/dbus-free Xorg configuration suggested for
my hypersensitive touchpad problems. So I suppose it could be that
hald doesn't handle the mouse properly.

David Benfell <benfell at>
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