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FreeBSD 11.0 - man page for ums (freebsd section 4)

UMS(4)							   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 						    UMS(4)

ums -- USB mouse driver
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file: device ums device uhci device ohci device usb Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5): ums_load="YES"
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. The /dev/ums0 device presents the mouse as a sysmouse or mousesystems type device. See moused(8) for an explanation of these mouse types.
/dev/ums0 blocking device node
Use the first USB mouse on the system as your console mouse: moused -p /dev/ums0 -t auto To be able to use the USB mouse under X, change the "Pointer" section in xorg.conf to the following: Device /dev/ums0 Protocol Auto 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
ohci(4), sysmouse(4), uhci(4), usb(4), xorg.conf(5) (ports/x11/xorg), moused(8)
The ums driver was written by Lennart Augustsson <> for NetBSD and was adopted for FreeBSD by MAEKAWA Masahide <>. This manual page was written by Nick Hibma <> with input from Kazutaka YOKOTA <>.
November 27, 2006 BSD

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