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Date:      Tue, 2 Jan 1996 15:44:46 +1030 (CST)
From:      Michael Smith <>
To:        ANDRSN@HOOVER.STANFORD.EDU (Annelise Anderson)
Subject:   Re: A Few Questions Re: 2.1
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <01HZIBJ6BPIQ009B4T@HOOVER.STANFORD.EDU> from "Annelise Anderson" at Jan 1, 96 08:15:27 pm

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Annelise Anderson stands accused of saying:
> 1) The mouse.  The mouse is a bus mouse that plugs into an ATI
> Mach 32 Graphics Ultra Pro card.  Start-up messages include
> mse0 at 0x23c irq 5 on isa.  I've tried various mouse protocols
> in XF86Config (MouseMan, Busmouse, Microsoft).  /dev/mouse is
> linked to mse0.  I'm not sure this mouse is really using irq 5; 
> IRQ 5 is used, I think, by the sound-blaster emulation part of 
> the ProAudio Spectrum card.  I tried booting with kernel -c and 
> putting mse0 on irq 4.  Then I get a message that mse0 is not 

Use userconfig to change the kernel settings to match the device 
settings.  It can't work the other way around.

> 2) The computer hangs up if I try to get a listing of configured
> devices with lsdev and at some other odd times.

Yecch.  That's not so good; what "other odd times"?

> 3) The computer does not reboot with /sbin/shutdown -r now.  It
> syncs disks and hangs, requiring a hard reboot.

This sounds like a nonconformant keyboard controller, and is a problem
with a lot of PCI 486 systems and some others 8(

> 4) When I try to mount the floppy drives (/sbin/mount -t msdos
> /dev/fd0 /mnt) I get a message that the device is not configured.

/dev/fd0a is what you want.

> Annelise

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