how to get mouse working?

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at
Fri May 10 05:55:31 PDT 2013

Dear sir,

I will specify the port in /etc/rc.conf to use /dev/uhid0 and see if
that works?  I have tried several things, in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, have
no xorg.conf.  It has not worked as I would like.  I will get back on
this one.

Best Regards,


On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 7:09 AM, Alex Hornung <alex at> wrote:
> On 2013-05-10 12:50, Antonio Olivares wrote:
>> Any pointers other than the /dev/sysmouse or the /etc/rc.conf
>> moused_enable="YES" which sadly have no effect are appreciated and
>> will be tried out.
> As has been pointed out, your mouse is not recognized as such - it's only
> attaching as a generic HID device. You need ums to attach to it if you ever
> want to use it as a mouse.
> I'd suggest you look at the VID/PID of your mouse and add that to whatever
> ums uses to decide whether to attach or not.
> HTH,
> Alex

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