Touchpad stopped working after pgk upgrade

Per olof Ljungmark peo at
Mon Apr 13 10:03:32 UTC 2020

On 2020-04-13 11:05, Morten Bo Johansen via freebsd-questions wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm rather new to Freebsd and yesterday I did a "pkg upgrade"
> after which the touchpad on my Lenovo R61 is no longer
> responsive. There is also some oddities with my keyboard such
> as the arrow up key not working anymore.
> - Running xev shows no reaction when touching the touchpad.
> - Xorg.0.log shows no errors or warnings.
> - moused is running as I can plug in a USB mouse and have it
>    working.
> I unplugged the usb mouse and ran the command:
>    $ sudo /usr/sbin/moused -p /dev/sysmouse -t auto
> as I surmise that /dev/sysmouse refers to the touchpad(?)
> but moused responds with
>    moused: unable to get status of mouse fd: inappropiate ioctl
>    for device
> The output from Xorg -version:
>     X.Org X Server 1.20.8
>     X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
>     Build Operating System: FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p3 amd64
>     Current Operating System: FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p3 GENERIC amd64
>     Build Date: 02 April 2020  10:19:53AM
>     Current version of pixman: 0.38.4
>     	Before reporting problems, check
>     	to make sure that you have the latest version.
> The output from uname -mrs:
>     FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p3 amd64
> My desktop system is xfce4, version 4.14.
> About 200 packages were upgraded and I'd love to supply a list
> but I don't know where the log for this is kept(?)
> Anyone to help me getting my touchpad back?

Hello Morten,

Latest xorg changed in how devices are configured and you are not alone. 
There are several threads on the lists and on the forum about it.




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