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Date:      Sat, 26 Sep 2009 13:27:08 +0100
From:      Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com>
To:        Jules Gilbert <jules.stocks@gmail.com>
Cc:        Kenneth <kennethcf@earthlink.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: configuring X on the Presario with the 8200M driver
Message-ID:  <4ABE089C.3050300@onetel.com>
In-Reply-To: <28d0cced0909251821g4b5a5ba4rc1c573a04804de1f@mail.gmail.com>
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Jules Gilbert wrote:
> now i got up (by doing the startx as root,) but i dont' have a working mouse.
> 
> when I am in screen mode (normal, -- with no X.) when I move the
> mouse, I can see the 'arrow' pointer move just fine.
> 
> So...
> 

If you are running hald you probably need

         option  "AutoAddDevices"        "off"
         option  "AllowEmptyInput"       "off"


in the ServerFlags section in xorg.conf

Or you can configure hal to recognise them - there are various threads 
in the archives i believe.

Chris



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