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Re: PS/2 mouse problem

From: Nikolaos Damilakis <ndamilak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 22:18:18 +0100

On 13-Ìáñ-2005, Bill Hacker wrote:
> Not if you still mean "Protocol" "ps/2" it aren't....

No my config was exactly like the one you wrote me.  The thing is that the
commands in the rc.config (moused_enable="YES" etc ) dont work and I have to
'moused -p /dev/psm0 -t auto' in the console. With protocol auto the pointer
goes to the right-top side of the screen and pastes like mad. With ps/2 the
behaviour is as I described before.

I have tried things that have prosoped in freebsd lists and also the things
that have said here in this mailing list (for example Matt's advice
http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/mailarchive/users/2004-10/msg00145.html) but

So what else can I do? The problem must be the psm0 'cause the behavior of the
mouse pointer remains the same using moused (on the console only or in
combination with X) or using X directly. Both moused and X (without moused)
are using the psm0 device. Any ideas? Recompile the kernel with a particular

> Try imps/2 as protocol

It doesn't recognise this protocol.

I tried a usb mouse of a friend and it worked fine but I dont want to by a usb
mouse 'cause I have only 2 usb ports and I need the both.

>> When I move the pointer to the left (even a pixel) it jumps to the far left
>> side of the screen, when I move it down, it jumps directly to the the
>> bottom. When I roll the wheel up or down it moves the pointer to the right
>> or the left slowly. The only directions of the mouse movement that work
>> fine are up and right. Even if I dont startx and I use the mouse (with
>> moused) in the console the behaviour is the same.

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