Subject: Re: Toshiba Portege 3010 pointing device problem w/i386 1.3I snapshot (19981207)
To: Ken Nakata <>
From: Kevin M. Lahey <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/31/1998 14:59:16
In message <>Ken Nakata writes
>I just got this cool thin B5 notebook PC and trying to set up NetBSD
>on it.  I'm using the latest i386 snapshot.

>Anyway, now the XF86_SVGA server starts up and I can see the screen,
>but the pointing device doesn't work.  In boot message, I get:
>> pms0 at pc0 irq 12
>and XF86Config file's "Pointer" section looks like:
>> Section "Pointer"
>>     Protocol    "PS/2"
>>     Device      "/dev/pms0"
>>     Emulate3Buttons
>>     Emulate3Timeout    50
>> EndSection
>When I try to move the pointer, it jumps all over the screen (mostly
>within the left half) and fvwm menus pop up and close even though I'm
>not touching the buttons.  If I press a button, the pointer jumps.

I'm running an aging Satellite Pro, so I don't know how valid this'll
be, but I found that I needed to use Protocol "BusMouse" instead of "PS/2".

Good luck,