sparc64/91882: Ultra 10 mouse/keyboard

Robert Slade bsd at
Mon Jan 16 14:00:21 PST 2006

The following reply was made to PR sparc64/91882; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Robert Slade <bsd at>
To: Eric Smith <arcain at>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: sparc64/91882: Ultra 10 mouse/keyboard
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 21:54:36 +0000

 On Mon, 2006-01-16 at 20:38, Eric Smith wrote:
 > >Number:         91882
 > >Category:       sparc64
 > >Synopsis:       Ultra 10 mouse/keyboard
 > >Confidential:   no
 > >Severity:       serious
 > >Priority:       medium
 > >Responsible:    freebsd-sparc64
 > >State:          open
 > >Quarter:        
 > >Keywords:       
 > >Date-Required:
 > >Class:          sw-bug
 > >Submitter-Id:   current-users
 > >Arrival-Date:   Mon Jan 16 20:40:10 GMT 2006
 > >Closed-Date:
 > >Last-Modified:
 > >Originator:     Eric Smith
 > >Release:        6.0
 > >Organization:
 > >Environment:
 > >Description:
 > Installed FreeBSD on an Sun Ultra 10.
 > The keyboard works fine in console, but I can't seem to find a mouse driver that works.  I've googled and looked in the forums/etc and find reference to "sunmouse" but can't seem to locate it anywhere.
 > This problem also crosses over to xwindows (both xorg and xfree86) where neither the keyboard or the mouse work due to a lack of drivers for either.
 > I know you don't supply support for the xwindows platforms, but I figured I'd give it a shot since you've probably heard of this problem before.
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > reboot.
 > >Fix:
 > >Release-Note:
 > >Audit-Trail:
 > >Unformatted:
 The mouse does work. See the mail list archives. You can use moused to
 access the mouse in the console so:
 moused -t mousesystems -p /dev/cuau3
 This will allow you to use the mouse under Xorg as /dev/sysmouse.
 If you don't need to use the mouse in the console, you can use
 The fact that you can't use a different keymap to the us own and the
 Leds don't work are known issues.

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