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Date:      Fri, 31 Aug 2001 18:29:49 +0200 (CEST)
To:        Adam Smith <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   RE: Stupid mouse
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c1321d$e2ed2fc0$6200a8c0@bugman>

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You could specify the baudrate with the -S option to moused.
Perhaps a moused -t auto ... could help.

Normally sysinstall configures the moused for the system, and their schouldn't
be any problems with an PS/2 Intelli mouse 

You must specify X to use /dev/mouse to run X while moused is running(or vice

bye Hannes

On 31-Aug-01 Adam Smith wrote:
> Hiya
> I'm having difficulty with a PS/2 Intellimouse on my BSD box;
> Whenever I execute moused with 'moused -p /dev/psm0' the mouse does
> *not* work and I get the message:
> Aug 31 22:29:47 hostname /kernel: psmintr: out of sync (0000 != 0008).
> Aug 31 22:29:47 hostname last message repeated 96 times
> It appears to be stopping X from loading with:
> *insert strangeness here*
> Well I just tried to load X as I was typing this message and X loaded
> successfully however my mouse is jumping all over the screen, and moused
> isn't loaded at the time.
> This wasn't happening before.
> I replaced the mouse just in case it was a hardware fault but it turns
> out that the mouse I replaced it with is giving the same symptoms.
> I guess it's something wrong with my settings because this computer has
> never shown any signs of mouse problems before, including a test install
> of BSD which ran the mouse with no problems, and since reinstalling it
> has never worked.
> It's heaps frustrating :)
> Grr :)
> Regards,
> Adam Smith
> IT Officer
> SAGE Automation Ltd

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