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Distribution: multi booting whatever I feel like. Grub rocks!
I am going to assume that you mean it won't recognize your usb mouse at boot. For a temporary fix, meaning just to get your usb mouse to work until reboot, you can hit f12, this will get your menu up. use your arrow keys to navigate to setup, then mouse/keyboard wizard. Some menus might be different. Anyways your mouse wizard should let you choose usb. use arrows to get there, hit spacebar to select usb, then hit TAB to get down to the next set of options. Your arrow keys will then get you to OK. select that and your usb mouse should now work (until the next boot) Now that your mouse is working, there is a file you can modify so that your mouse should work permanently. I copied the following directions on this from another post:
If you have a save file for your changes setup,
you can go into a load file and make a setting that will automatically detect your mouse.
go to /etc/rc.d
edit rc.local file
add this to end of entries in file:modprobe usbhid
save file and make sure you exit puppy with reboot or stop.
so the save can take place.
If this is wrong, please let me know so that I do not pass it on to any others.
Last edited by darinbolson; 09-26-2006 at 09:59 PM.