Mouse problem in FreeBsd 4.3

Brian Somers brian at
Thu Oct 4 11:41:02 BST 2001

> Hi,
> I have a bit of a problem with the mouse on freebsd. When I start x windows
> it shows a mouse cursor but as soon as I move the mouse the cursor
> disappears.
> When I test the mouse deamon it works fine though. My mouse is a logitech
> wheel mouse which I can connect through ps2 and usb.

Make sure you've got something like this in /etc/X11/XF86Config 
(given that you're also using moused):

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Mouse0"
        Driver      "mouse"
        Option      "Protocol" "auto"
        Option      "Device" "/dev/sysmouse"

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