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Old 01-07-2005, 11:56 AM   #1
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Nothing from Optical mouse...


....during boot/post... maybe the moment it hits the linux kernel. idk, but theres not even any light coming from my USB mouse bar the occassional brief flash early on when i power up my PC. (same deal with my wacom graphics tablet)

i'm sure i had this problem before and fixed it, but its been days of trying to solve this, navigating with the keyboard, and so i had to ask....

HELP!
(please and thnx)


this is on SuSE 9.2 pro (if that helps) and most equip in the machine is around 4-5 years old.



i havn't tried the obvious yet, because i dont know what it is, so feel free to chip in with anything you think i might have already tried.



(ps, i hate being a noob)

 
Old 01-07-2005, 12:28 PM   #2
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Re: Nothing from Optical mouse...

So do you have USB support built into your kernel?
 
Old 01-07-2005, 01:15 PM   #3
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that isnt standard?

how do i check if i do?
 
Old 01-07-2005, 01:16 PM   #4
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that isnt standard?

how do i check if i do?
 
Old 01-07-2005, 01:38 PM   #5
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firstly, during your boot up, what should occur if you have just newly attached this new USB mouse is a system hardware recognition message (from kuzuu or something) that asks for a new hardware check and to press a key within 5 seconds. Have you ever gotten such a message ever? What kernel version do you use (type uname -r in console). If you would like to check if you have usb support, you can do this two ways: either switch to root using su in the console and then type in "modprobe usb-interface" or "modprobe usb-uhci" or check the /etc/modules.conf file.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 03:27 PM   #6
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Linux 2.6.8-24
i did get this same old mouse working on suse9.1
i don't remember ever getting a message like that (and i usually press f2 to see whats happening while booting).

upon "modprobe usb-interface" i get "module usb_interface not found"
upon "modprobe usb-uhci" i get "mwuhaha usb_nogonnawerkfersiljraththatwayeither"




ps, AAArgh i hate keyboard navigation.
still... its good training.


edit=
just rebooted, saw a few things involving usb fly past the screen, one thing i did catch though was: usb 1-1 control timeouts ep0in
(or something close to that anyways)

that any help?

Last edited by Siljrath; 01-07-2005 at 04:34 PM.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 05:44 PM   #7
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modprobe ohci-hcd
modprobe ehci-hcd
modprobe uhci-hcd

for 2.6 kernels since i don't know your usb controller you'll have to try them all
 
Old 01-07-2005, 06:09 PM   #8
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ohci. i saw "OHCI" when i rebooted to see if those three had any effect. none of them told me they didnt, so i asumed something happened upon all three. what exactly was that though? my mouse still doesn't like linux though. nxt step?

 
Old 01-13-2005, 10:25 PM   #9
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Please help. If I don't get this fixed in the next week (before the 20th) and have my PC in fully functioning order, i'm f*cked. i.e. without this, i will be homeless!!!

would it mess things up if i had entered the other two modprobe comands (uhci and ehci)? if so, how do i undo their effect?

and since modprobe ohci didn't get the problem sorted, is there something else i should have tried?



please, take pity on me, and help me fully so this can be fixed and all my sacrafices over the past 6 months have not been in vain (and oh how there have been many sacrafices).
 
Old 01-14-2005, 08:18 PM   #10
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/etc/modules.conf is empty!

can that be?



heh, not that anyone gives a crap about this.
 
  


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