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Date:      Fri, 18 May 2012 14:45:06 -0400
From:      James Ballantine <>
To:        Warren Block <>
Subject:   Re: Mouse stopped working in X
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I did as you suggested and I still have the same problem


On May 18, 2012, at 9:14 AM, Warren Block wrote:

> On Fri, 18 May 2012, J. W. Ballantine wrote:
>> Before the update of x11 on 4/21/2012, X was working fine, but now
>> when I startx, my usb and touchpad mouse are no longer found.  The
>> mouse works in terminal mode, and hald and dbus are started in
>> /etc/rc.conf.
>> I rebuilt x11, but that had no effect, any ideas on what I might
>> do to get the mouse working again?
>> (EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/psm0
>> 	Device busy.
>> (EE) PS/2 Mouse: cannot open input device
>> (II) UnloadModule: "mouse"
>> (EE) PreInit returned NULL for "PS/2 Mouse"
>> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (8)
>> (II) UnloadModule: "kbd"
> For a test, comment out the mouse InputDevice section and the entry in =
the ServerLayout section.  X doesn't need them.

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