Subject: Re: Mouse problem upgrading to current
To: Ruibiao Qiu <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/10/2000 16:58:19
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 03:34:56PM -0500, Ruibiao Qiu wrote:
> Hi, all
> I compiled a current kernel to use on my 1.4.1 machine.  When I
> tried to startx, I got an error of mouse device not configured.  I
> used /dev/pms0 in 1.4.1.  What should I do to make the mouse work?

If you compiled a GENERIC kernel it now uses wsmouse. So you have to
specify /dev/wsmouse0, protocol 'wsmouse' in your XF86Config file.
Alternatively you can recompile a kernel with 'opms' instead of

Manuel Bouyer <>