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Old 04-07-2003, 08:39 AM   #16
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Quote:
Originally posted by sambartle
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Left and Right movement cause the pointer to go up and down the screen, and change desktops on fluxbox.
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Good to se that i'm not alone with this problem.
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I guess that i'm running fluxbox got nothing to do with the issue.
Your both running fluxbox, I run kde from cvs. Do either of you have gmone or kde installed?
 
Old 04-07-2003, 06:20 PM   #17
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yes, unfortunatly i have the same issue in both GNOME 2 and KDE.
as well as x started with only an xterm in the corner of the screen, still the pointer goes mad in the exact same way as described above.

I didnt think of checking this before though so thank you for the suggestion.

This is a problem that seems to be occuring in Slackware 9.0 (Final) and Mandrake 9.1 as well with the intellimouse explorer (Wireless) only.

( i havent seen any MDk9.1 posts here yet, but on other forums i have)


I know this is fixable as i have managed to fix it once by pure chance but as soon as i restarted X it went crazy again.
 
Old 04-07-2003, 07:18 PM   #18
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I think it might be hotplug, try adding the modules to /etc/hotplug/blacklist and use rc.modules to load them instead.
 
Old 04-07-2003, 07:26 PM   #19
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I have the same problem except my mouse is a Logitech (non-digital) wireless.
 
Old 04-07-2003, 07:42 PM   #20
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I have it working

I havent tried Aussie's idea of loading the modules by hand yet, but i will and i think he has helped again, i suspected Hotplug and have mentioned that i have disabled it with no real improvement.

As he thought it could be Hotplug also i went back to trying to see why it could have worked once, and i have solved it kindof. I had another USB device plugged in at the time. ( A USB Playstation Joypad convertor)

If i plug in the USB joypad convertor it is recognised as a hid device but is claimed by no driver in linux (when i look at the bootup messages it tells me this), but when i start X everything works fine.

Im getting closer to a reason for this, but as of now i think there are three possible solutions.

1. Try aussie's idea of using modprobe to load modules like they always were in the past (probably the best idea)

2. Try plugging in some other usb devices and see if it helps like it has for me.

or 3. Figure out why Hotplug (im nearly sure now, thanx Aussie) has changed since Slack9(RC1) - which wirked perfectly for me, and how to change it back.

I will be trying all these methods tomorrow (its 1am and i goot get to work for 7) so ill repost tomorrow with my findings.

Good luck and thanks for the help everyone, if anyone has any success please share it so i can try to figure out a more permanent solution and fix Hotplug if possible (i know many people it isnt broke for but for us i guess it it)
 
Old 04-09-2003, 03:53 AM   #21
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Ok sambartle good that u solved the issue.

I'd be very glad if u would have the possibility to write some kind of newbie guide to me and all of the other newbies on how to do the things u have done .

My knowledge in linux extends to unpacking and installing tarballs and more simple configurations in varius files.

I have on the other hand never heard anything about hotplugs so i hope that u have the possibility to help..

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Old 04-09-2003, 04:57 AM   #22
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I havent solved it, im just getting closer.

There is no reason that i should need to have a USB device other than the mouse plugged in as ive never had to in the past.

Im not giving up, i just dont have a better solution yet.

And just as a quick side question does anyone have a razer boomslang 2000 working in linux?

Razer just came back from the dead and i just ordered a new Boomslang2500. I cant believe this mouse is back in production.
I was just wondering if it would work ok
 
Old 04-10-2003, 02:20 PM   #23
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any sucess in solving this issue yet ???
would be great if anyone could
 
Old 04-11-2003, 05:22 AM   #24
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yper -> did you try what i suggested about 2 or 3 posts ago?

did it help, as that might help me to see if thats really the problem.

Cheers
 
Old 04-11-2003, 06:39 AM   #25
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sambartel ->'m not sure that I understand what to do.
I have my printer connected via USB and I still have same prob.
If you could tell me more specificly what i should try I'll be more than willing to help in any way i can.

cheers
 
Old 04-18-2003, 05:22 PM   #26
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Ok sambartle. I've tried pluggin in other USB-devices when starting linux in every possible way. This has not changed anything for me. Please tell me that u have figured it out ..

Hoping for the best. yper(a complete newbie)
 
Old 04-23-2003, 10:03 PM   #27
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Any update on this?

I'm having the same problem, and it's driving me nuts!
 
Old 06-10-2003, 05:29 AM   #28
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sorry this has taken so long to post. I have my mouse working 100% so i admit i started to forget about this, someone just mailed me so ive come back to say i will look into it properly tonight and see if i can get a 100% working solution for you.

ill post back if i think its fixed.
 
Old 06-10-2003, 05:13 PM   #29
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Great I've been waiting for this. Tried to install Mandrake and the mouse worked fine during installation but after that it behaved the same ass in slackware so I've decided to wait for a solution to slackware prob so i can run the only propper Dist
 
Old 06-10-2003, 10:51 PM   #30
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thank you I'll be waiting
 
  


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