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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

kdmouse(4D)

Name

kdmouse - built-in mouse device interface

Description

The kdmouse driver supports machines with built-in PS/2 mouse interfaces. It allows applications to obtain information about the mouse's movements and the status of its buttons.

Programs are able to read directly from the device. The data returned corresponds to the byte sequences as defined in the IBM PS/2 Technical Reference Manual.

Files

/dev/kdmouse

device file

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
x86

See Also

vuidmice(4M), attributes(7)

IBM PS/2 Technical Reference Manual.