PS/2 port problem
wa1ter at myrealbox.com
Sun Jan 28 09:42:11 PST 2007
I just discovered that this is a very old problem, but I just noticed
it today. On boot I see this:
psm0: failed to get data.
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model Generic PS/2 mouse, device ID 0
The mouse works in spite of that error message, but only the first
time the psm0 device is used. Until today I was using moused to
manage the mouse, so psm0 was only opened at boot, and worked
correctly because I never shut down moused until reboot.
Now I find that if I stop moused and try to start it again, I see
'cannot open /dev/psm0, device not configured' and the only thing
I can do is reboot the machine. X acts the same way even if I don't
This is specific to DragonFly (FreeBSD-current and linux both work
correctly on the same machine) and the problem goes back at least
as far as DF 1.5 (which I also still have on this same machine).
Anyone else seeing this? Any ideas for debugging?
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