Subject: Re: weird pms behavior...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/16/1998 18:25:52
Peter Seebach writes:
> So, I have XFree86 mostly running, but it's behaving strangely.  Symptom:
> mouse stays in or near lower left corner of the screen.  Move mouse to
> right, cursor moves up.  Move mouse up or down, cursor jumps back to lower
> left corner.
> It's a PS/2 mouse, it's connected to a PS/2 port, I get squiggles from it
> if I cat /dev/pms0, and I've got XFree86 configured to use a PS/2 mouse.
> What am I doing wrong?

You're configuring XFree86 to use a PS/2 mouse instead of a
Busmouse. read the FAQ. Our PS/2 driver emulates a busmouse.