Hi, On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 6:02 PM, Greg Mars <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I just turned on today and my ps/2 mouse (actually SB with a ps/2 adapter) > was not working. > Tried reconfiguring in sysinstall to no avail. > Tried another pure ps/2 mouse and it didn't work either. > Took off the usb-ps/2 adapter off the original mouse, plugged it in a usb > port, and now it works. > > Everything used to work just the day before. > I guess it's possible something could be wrong with the port > (which would be sad since the motherboard is probably 2-3 weeks old) > > Does anyone have any ideas on how to test this? > I don't have another OS on this box and installing one won't be easy. > I used to have similar problem once - PS/2 (real PS/2, not one with an USB adapter) mouse got stuck every time it was left inactive for more than 5 minutes or so. I sort of "cured" it by restarting moused every 5 minutes with a cron job - so next time you may also try restarting moused before unplugging the mouse. By no means it is meant to be correct solution, I am just suggesting you to check whether the problem is caused by software or hardware. Best regards, Dmitry RCL Rekman _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"