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Old 09-25-2006, 05:29 PM   #1
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Anyone else having trouble with usb mice?


In 2.10r1,I cant seem to get a usb mouse recognised.Any hints on how to do this?Thanks ahead of time.
 
Old 09-26-2006, 12:16 AM   #2
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Is your xorg.conf configured correctly? (if unsure post the relavent parts)
 
Old 09-26-2006, 09:21 AM   #3
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Its the first thing I checked.This happenens both as a live cd and in installed mode.Not really a problem,as I have an adapter,just wondering if it could be fixed.
 
Old 09-26-2006, 10:12 AM   #4
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It should be able to fix it. Whats your current xorg look like?
 
Old 09-26-2006, 04:35 PM   #5
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Oddly enough it says I have usb connectivity,it could just be my computer,via chipsets can give any linux distribution fits
 
Old 09-26-2006, 10:52 PM   #6
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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 10:59 PM.
 
Old 09-27-2006, 08:45 AM   #7
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Actually,this worked!Nice job of tracking down a fix,thank you!
 
  


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