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Date:      Sun, 31 Mar 2002 20:56:12 -0800 (PST)
From:      Annelise Anderson <>
To:        Vikas Gandhi <>
Cc:        freebsd-newbies@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: USB Mouse in X11
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c1d8e1$a7e4de80$f3002a18@cr478760a>

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On Sun, 31 Mar 2002, Vikas Gandhi wrote:

> Hi guys!
> I first tried installing FreeBSD from the mini.iso, however I couldn't
> get XF86 working, so I tried the full install iso. I've installed
> XF864.1 and run XFree86 -configure. It's detected my radeon, but now I
> get 2 errors, one is that it says I only have 256kb of video memory and
> it cant load the screens (I've tried changing this with xfree86
> configure) and it can't detect my mouse. I've also tried XF86Setup and
> put /dev/usbmouse as my mouse.but to no avail. If anyone knows what to
> do to fix either problem or both, please help me :-)
> Thanks!
> -Vikas
The faq has some information on usb mice and X. 

Annelise Anderson
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