Subject: Re: moused
To: Piotr Stolc <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/19/2001 11:17:40
Piotr Stolc wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 01:58:17AM +0100, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> > > I'm not a mouse expert. IMHO moused decodes the mouse data correctly and the
> > > problem is with sending the events to the kernel. Is there any way to run
> > > moused _without_ running X in the background?
> > Well, any program that opens the mouse will do.  But there are no other programs
> > that use the mouse, really.
> Hmm, maybe I've misunderstood something. X seems to work with moused and the
> error is not produced when I'm under X and move the mouse.
> I thought it has similar functionality to moused under FreeBSD,

It does exactly the same thing as moused in FreeBSD.  In fact, it's the same program.
But maybe you're thinking of the other FreeBSD functionality that allows you to use
the mouse in console mode.  NetBSD doesn't have that (yet).

    -- Lennart