[PC-BSD Testing] USB Mouse and Flash Player not working properly

Casey caseyclaydon at fastmail.com.au
Tue Sep 2 16:54:40 PDT 2008

Kris Moore wrote:
> Casey wrote:
>> When I install Beta 1,  the USB Mouse Logitech MX 510 does not get 
>> detected,  and I have to change it over to another port which then 
>> works.  And after Beta 1 has been installed,  the mouse does not get 
>> detected again and have to change it to another port for it to work again.
>> The Flash Player installed on PC-BSD does not work properly on youtube 
>> with the video playing with sound but no picture.
>> The Motherboard is a AM2 Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H,  I have attached the 
>> diagnostic sheet,
> Casey,
> You're not alone here, I have a brand new AM2 Gigabyte GA-MA779-S3 which 
> has the same weird USB issue. As soon as you unplug it, and re-plug, it 
> works fine, but if the USB mouse is plugged in during the boot it fails. 
> I'll have to see if we can get a fix in FreeBSD for this.
> As for flash we are all in the same boat right now. PC-BSD 7 is using 
> swfdec, which does work with youtube here in FireFox, but its far from 
> perfect. Adobe supposedly has a flash 10 binary for FreeBSD now, but I 
> haven't gotten my hands on it yet :P

Hi Kris,

most things work properly with the Adobe Flash,  will be good for the 
BSD Adobe Flash.

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