X 4.0.1

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Mon Nov 13 07:54:17 PST 2000


On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 11:50:20AM -0500, Robert Bercik wrote:
>         I am trying to install X 4.01 and I've got almost everything set up... The problem is that everytime I start the
> Xserver it crashes and tells me my mouse device is not configured. I ran MAKDEV busmice and it created a couple mouse devices
> and what not and I changed my XF86Config file to point to the appropriate devices. But startx still crashes with the error
> about the mouse and something about core-pointers to my mouse and keyboard. Anyone know why this is happening or how to
> manually configure my /dev/mouse device file? All input is appreciated.

Make sure your configuration is complete in /etc/XF86Config (or

Your mouse isn't configured right(in your X config) and the devices for a standard ps/2
mouse get created just fine with MAKEDEV.

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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