On Sat, 5 Nov 2005 18:51:39 -0600
Donovan Niesen <dniesen at gmail.com> wrote:

> It does need X but I did find a way to run it without the mouse.  I
> mistyped when I said headless I actually meant that it needed to run
> "armless."  I just changed /dev/input/mouse to /dev/null and now all
> is happy.

start server even if the mouse can't be initialized

For both Xorg or XFree86.