[PC-BSD Testing] Mouse cursor no longer responds after choosing higher resolution during setup, after initial install

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Jul 12 08:48:27 PDT 2012

On 07/12/2012 10:28, Jacob Daniels wrote:
> Hi, Kris, I just decided to install pc-bsd another box, duplicate
> configuration and after I chose a different resolution, other than the
> default, the mouse cursor froze ,while the keyboard still functioned
> The mouse in question is a logitech usb mouse and I have been able to
> duplicate this error, with a generic Dynex(Best Buy brand) which is
> also a usb mouse
> but when using an old ps/2 mouse with microsoft branding, there is no
> issue
> Also, a bit off topic,but i need to conclude and verify if this a 
> greater issue with my hardware:
> on my other (main) rig, which I first installed and experienced bsd on
> some times the cursor suddenly disappears from the screen and I did
> some testing and it's not distro specific(happens on sabayon,debian
> and pc-bsd),nor related to the mouse it self, tried 2 usb mice and two
> ps/2 mice making me think it's not the mice itself but maybe the
> mother board...
> Would anyone concur with this reasoning?
> Please Advise!
> Thanks!

There should be come changes related to how we ran the mouse daemon
coming in 9.1-BETA1 which fixes this. Is this still on 9.0, or the snapshot?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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