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Old 03-26-2011, 12:15 AM   #1
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Angry Puppy 5.20 unable to install SP2 mouse


I loaded Puppy 5.20 on the HD and works great with touchpad. I want to install a mini din PS2 mouse. What do I need to do so the mouse is recognized and works.
 
Old 03-26-2011, 12:18 AM   #2
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Are you getting any warnings or errors in either your dmesg output or in /var/log/messages?
 
Old 03-29-2011, 02:18 AM   #3
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Are you getting any warnings or errors in either your dmesg output or in /var/log/messages?
I don't know where to look for those messages> Just trying to learn about Puppy.
 
Old 03-29-2011, 06:41 AM   #4
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Oh ok. Well normally, mice are plug and play. In order to troubleshoot this, plug your mouse in, then post the output of the following commands:
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tail -n 50 /var/log/messages
dmesg | tail -n 50
Also use code tags please when posting your output so it is more reader friendly, thanks!

Josh
 
Old 04-15-2011, 03:52 PM   #5
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Also. Is Plug and Play enabled in Bios?
 
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Smile Puppy 5.20 sp2 mouse

I switched to a USB MOUSE and everything works great. Thanks to all who responded. Problem solved

Last edited by ZanyZA; 04-16-2011 at 02:14 AM. Reason: Noticed should have indicated solved
 
  


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