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NAME

ums - USB mouse driver

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SYNOPSIS


.Cd "device ums"

DESCRIPTION

The ums driver provides support for mice that attach to the USB port. Supported are mice with any number of buttons and mice with a wheel. usb and one of uhci or ohci must be configured in the kernel as well.

The /dev/ums device presents the mouse as a sysmouse or mousesystems type device. See moused for an explanation of these mouse types.

FILES

/dev/ums0
blocking device node

EXAMPLES

device ums

Add the ums driver to the kernel.

moused -p /dev/ums0 -t auto

Use the first USB mouse on the system as your console mouse.

Change the "Pointer" section in xorg.conf to the following

Device "/dev/ums0"

Protocol "Auto"

to be able to use the USB mouse under X. When using the XiG accelerated X server, change the mouse device to /dev/ums0 and the mouse type to "MouseSystems".

If you want to be able to use the mouse in both virtual consoles as well as in X change it to:

Device "/dev/sysmouse"

Protocol "Auto"

SEE ALSO

ohci(4), sysmouse(4), uhci(4), usb(4), xorg.conf(5), moused(8)

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