Subject: Re: moused
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/29/2001 08:57:31
Sean Davis wrote:

> (Oops, I replied to hubert and forgot to CC :)
> I was thinking what was meant was the cut and paste functionality, I'd
> really love to have that in NetBSD console. That's what the moused daemon
> does in FreeBSD, or at least, that's what it did the last time I used
> FreeBSD.

No, that's not what moused does in FreeBSD.  It does exactly what I descibed
in FreeBSD too.  The cut&paste happens some other way.

> Is it moused in FreeBSD that does the /dev/sysmouse stuff? I can't remember
> if that was handled by moused, or the kernel, as wsmouse is.

moused delivers the mouse events to the kernel.

    -- Lennart