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Date:      Fri, 15 Sep 1995 16:39:10 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Chuck Robey <>
To:        Emmanuel Cofie <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD
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On Thu, 14 Sep 1995, Emmanuel Cofie wrote:

>  I installed FreeBSD on a PC , followed the installation instruction
>  I have been running into some problems
>  1.  I can not get the mouse.  My mouse is on com1.  I tried to create a 
> tty00 device as suggested in "Configuring X for your hardware" section
>  but MAKEDEV will not create tty00, so I create a /dev/mouse instead
>  Whwne I tried to execute the "X or xinit" I get the error message
>  " Too many levels of symbolic links"

I use the mouse on /dev/cuaa0.  Take a look at the sio man page, it 
should help.

> 2.  How do I mouse the hard disk portion (Dos section) and my floppy
>  drives (1.2Mb & 1.44Mb) on unix system.

I've never heard "mouse" used as a verb.  What do you mean, "mouse the 
hard disk portion" ?  I'm as confused here as you.

>  Any help or suggestions will be very much appreciated.  
>  Thanks   Emmanuel cofie

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