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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 21:46:55 +0200
From:      "[LoN]Kamikaze" <LoN_Kamikaze@gmx.de>
To:        Bill Moran <wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>
Cc:        John Nielsen <lists@jnielsen.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: moused insists on starting
Message-ID:  <451C26AF.8060709@gmx.de>
In-Reply-To: <20060928142354.6450b2e0.wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>
References:  <20060928140804.a7c302e8.wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>	<200609281416.56648.lists@jnielsen.net> <20060928142354.6450b2e0.wmoran@collaborativefusion.com>

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Bill Moran wrote:
> In response to John Nielsen <lists@jnielsen.net>:
> 
>> On Thursday 28 September 2006 14:08, Bill Moran wrote:
>>> 6.1.  Moused starts on boot, and issuing /etc/rc.d/moused stop has
>>> not effect.  My /etc/rc.conf has the line:
>>> moused_enable="NO"
>>> yet the damn thing starts.
>> Assuming you have a USB mouse, this is controlled by /etc/devd.conf 
>> (or /etc/usbd.conf in older releases). Comment out or modify the ums/moused 
>> entry to suit your preferences.
> 
> Huh.
> 
> I hate to be a whiner, but shouldn't this respect the moused_enable
> setting in rc.conf?  I find this a violation of POLA.
> 

I have recently been told that you have to set

moused_nondefault_enable="NO"

in your rc.conf to deactivate this behaviour. There is no need to mess with
your devd.conf.



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