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Date:      Thu, 14 Sep 1995 09:02:45 -0600
From:      Nate Williams <>
To:        "Murray W. Goldberg" <>
Subject:   Re: psm0 on Thinkpad
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <"5854*"@MHS>
References:  <"5854*"@MHS>

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> Hi. A question for you freebsd users out there. I've installed freebsd on my
> thinkpad 360C. I've gotten the keyboard working fine with the following config
> lines:
> device          vt0     at isa? port "IO_KBD" tty irq 1 vector pcrint
> options         "PCVT_FREEBSD=210"      # pcvt running on FreeBSD 2.1
> options         "PCVT_SCANSET=2"
> The problem is that my trackpoint mouse is never recognized. I have the
> following line in the kernel config file:
> device          psm0    at isa? port "IO_KBD" conflicts tty irq 12 vector psmint
> r
> The psm0 device is probed and it is claimed that "psm0: not found at 0x60".
> Probing it manually (at boot -c) returns 0.
> It has been suggested that I hack the mouse driver to assume the existence of
> the mouse regardless of the probe result. Is this the best solution?

Nope, but until I get my ThinkPad back (it's being used in the field) I
can't fix the probe, so it's the only solution.  And the best part of it
is that it works.


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