Subject: Re: X: Cannot open /dev/mouse, error 6
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 05/18/1999 17:57:11
On May 18, wrote
> I cannot see any reference to the mouse at boot up, but then again I am not sure
> what I am looking for.
> The kernel would appear to recognise the keyboard (kbd).
> Is there an easy way to check if the mouse has been found?
> Can I do anything to force the kernel to identify the mouse?

As someone already pointed out, you'll need to recompile a kernel.
You should find all the needed infos for this on
(or a mirror you can try, it's just
been added :)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.