Subject: Re: Toshiba Portege 3010 pointing device problem w/i386 1.3I snapshot (19981207)
To: Ken Nakata <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kevin M. Lahey <email@example.com>
Date: 12/31/1998 14:59:16
In message <19990101074452M.firstname.lastname@example.org>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"
>> Emulate3Timeout 50
>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".