Subject: Re: Configuring a PS/2 Mouse
To: Ian P. Thomas <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/05/2001 19:57:01
On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 08:15:19AM -0500, Ian P. Thomas wrote:
>  	Here is what shows up in dmesg in regards to the mouse:
> pms0 at pckbc0 (aux slot)
> pckbc0 using irq 12 fpr aux slot
> wsmouse0 at pms0
> 	Is this everything, or is this not enough and it's not detecting the
> mouse?  The mouse is a three-button ps/2 Logitech mouse that is about a
> year-and-a-half old.  I've use it with FreeBSD and GNU/Linux.  I eventually
> would like to configure it for X, but first I want cut and paste
> functionality on the console, it comes in handy.

There is no mouse support for text mode in NetBSD yet.
For X, you just need to use /dev/wsmouse and "wsmouse' as protocol.

Manuel Bouyer <>