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Old 16th August 2016
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Default Mousse does not work after installation.

Well. My problem is on the title. My hardware is a really old computer (I change two disks of 1GB each, for one of 40GB). Yes, OpenBSD did it again! It was the only system I could install with success!

I had a RAM of 95MB [?] (I don't remember exactly). Well, now I have two of 128MB each.

I can't post right now a "dmesg", but maybe someone here can give and advice about what directories can I review in first place. Maybe some "default" configurations on mousses are not present in my installation.

Thank you!
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A mouse will typically "just work" when the X Windows System is started.

If the mouse fails when using X Windows, see your /var/log/Xorg.0.log to learn why.

If you want to use a mouse without X Windows, for copy/paste, see the wsmoused(8) man page
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Posting to add, X Windows will only find a mouse if the kernel finds one. Check your dmesg(8) for the keyword "mouse":

$ dmesg | grep mouse

Regardless of physical connection, a mouse should attach to the kernel via the wsmouse(4) driver, so you should see wsmouse mentioned in the dmesg.
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What kind of mouse is it? Given that it's a "really old" computer, I'm guessing that a non-PnP serial mouse might not be auto-detected?
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The CPU is 64-bit capable, so it cannot be older than 13. AMD brought the Opteron to market in 2003.
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Assuming it is that computer (which the OP didn't say), one of that age likely has a serial port. I still use a 1992 (?) era serial mouse (with 2 of 3 buttons still working!) at the console.
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Likely you will have a broken wire/mouse if it is not detected by the system - can you try another mouse?
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