Subject: Re: Problem with PS2 mouse with X on laptop
To: Andreas Priebe <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/1998 01:18:30
	Just checking - are you using the 'BusMouse' protocol?


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On Tue, 17 Feb 1998, Andreas Priebe wrote:

> Hi,
> I have the following problem with i386-current on my Panasonic 
> CF-61 (pentium MMX) laptop:
> When I start X (directly or via xdm) the mouse cursor appears in the 
> middle. As soon as I touch the pad the cursor goes to the left margin,
> then down and stays there. SOmetimes with a hard move on the pad/or with 
> the mouse I can move the cursor temporarily about an inch towards the
> middle, but it goes immediatly back to the left margin.
> Exactly the same happens if I try it with an external PS/2 mouse.
> Choosing PCVT or pccons in the config file makes no difference at all.
> So no real work is possible.
> I should mention that the same laptop with the same XF86Config works   
> fine under (Debian)Linux (just the name of the pointing device is different - 
> Netbsd /dev/pms0; Linux /dev/psaux). So my suspicion is that there is
> something with the PS/2 mouse driver?
> Any ideas?
> Andreas
> PS. Is there/will there be any support for PCMCIA Xircom CreditCard CE3B
>     (10/100Mbps) on NetBSD?
> -- 
> The box said: "Requires Windows 3.1 or better," so I bought a Macintosh.
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