xf86OSMouseInit() not used
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Mar 17 16:31:49 PDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:34:09AM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Using xf86-input-mouse-1.4.0 without any configuration.
> (EE) <default pointer>: No Protocol specified
> (EE) PreInit failed for input device "<default pointer>"
> (II) UnloadModule: "mouse"
> How can I get more logging or details for this?
> ktrace didn't tell me anything extra.
> Now I see the source and looking at mousedrv.4 manpage which says
> specifying the protocol option is mandatory. But I don't think that is
> documented correctly as Xorg will startup without any config with working
> mouse on some systems.
> I tried running Xorg -logverbose 199 but that didn't give me extra details
> related to this.
> I am using NetBSD. I added various logging to the bsd_mouse.c and realized
> it wasn't even used. I even renamed functions in there too.
> The mouse_drv includes the bsd_mouse.o. I see that at build time and I can
> see my extra debugging when looking at the driver library,
> Now I realize it is using the same functions from my old xorg-server
> 1.4.2. If something changed in xorg-server since then, shouldn't
> xf86-input-mouse depend on newer xorg-server?
> (I am still researching ...)
MousePreInit() -> InitProtocols() -> xf86OSMouseInit()
the default protocol is decided by DefaultProtocol() in bsd_mouse.c (in your
I think in 1.4, xf86OSMouseInit was still in the server, so maybe there's some
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