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Subjectsomething's wrong with the ps/2 mouse driver (or devfs error?)

Sometimes the gpm segfaults I don't know why. Now X dropped the
mouse control too. Here is the log which gpm wrote:

Mar 3 22:41:46 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[194]: oops() invoked from gpm.c(182)
Mar 3 22:41:46 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[194]: /dev/psaux: No such device or address
Mar 3 22:43:30 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[10837]: oops() invoked from gpm.c(993)
Mar 3 22:43:30 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[10837]: /dev/psaux: No such device or address
Mar 3 22:46:27 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[10862]: PS/2 mouse failed init
Mar 3 22:46:27 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[10862]: oops() invoked from gpm.c(1019)
Mar 3 22:46:27 binky /usr/sbin/gpm[10862]: mouse initialization failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

The 3rd try to start gpm was successful. After I quit X and
restart didn't started:

(**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
(EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/mice
No such file or directory.
(EE) Generic Mouse: cannot open input device
(EE) PreInit failed for input device "Generic Mouse"
(II) UnloadModule: "mouse"
(WW) No core pointer registered
No core pointer

In ~20 sec I've tried to start X again and it works now. The gpm
did segfault earlier too but X did't drop the control over the mouse.

binky:~# uname -a
Linux binky 2.4.19-pre2-ac1 #1 Sat Mar 2 04:28:17 CET 2002 i686 unknown
binky:~# gpm -v
gpm 1.19.6, Thu Oct 4 00:21:21 CEST 2001

There is devfs in the kernel but is not mounted.

..."what is there in this world that makes living worthwhile?"
Death thought about it. "CATS," he said eventually, "CATS ARE NICE."
(Terry Pratchett, Sourcery)

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