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Old 09-02-2004, 11:30 PM   #1
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My USB mouse doesn't work under redhat linux


Hi,

I have a problem with my usb mouse.
while i'm running my linux system in textmode, i plugged in the usb mouse and immediately two line of messages appeared and it stopped there without returning to the prompt again. i waited for serveral minutes neither the shell prompt nor more message came out so i press ctrl +c to stop and my mouse doesn' t work.

i try this mouse on another linux system, but this time i plugged in the mouse first before i power on the computer but kudzu doesn' t show any message during startup, and still i can't use my mouse.

I assume that my computer support usb because one time i can use my usb flash drive.

Please help,

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Old 09-03-2004, 03:08 PM   #2
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mrpc_cambodia; question how flashdrive configured? that maybe how you will have to config your usb mouse. most times its done via bios configuration. unless system os can detect device if os & system is usb preinstalled. most new systems are. as you quoted appears it is. small advise: methodically ,slowly & carefully configure device following users manual or other instructions available.
 
Old 09-03-2004, 09:27 PM   #3
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With my flash drive, i don't need to configure anything. just plug it in and then i can mount it.

for my usb mouse, i checked the specification already, it doesn't show any compatibility info with linux at all. but i dont think this mouse can't be used in linux. this is an optical usb mouse.


Any solution ?
 
Old 09-03-2004, 09:38 PM   #4
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mrpc_cambodia; at the time mouse is attached to hub(whether pc or external) it has to be recognized by os via bios or interface, what or how does that show up onscreen ? what does text indicate? that is where u via interactive have the opportunity to configure mouse to do what you would need it preform how you would need it to perform.
 
Old 09-03-2004, 10:33 PM   #5
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if i plug in before i start up the computer, it won't show any message, but while the computer is running and then i plug in the cable then it will show this message and after that stop there without returning to the prompt.

message:

usb-uhci.c: interrupt, status 2, frame #1959
usb-control/bulk_msg: timeout
usb-uhci.c:interrupt, status 2, frame #822
usb-control/bulk_msg: timeout
 
Old 09-04-2004, 08:57 PM   #6
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mrpc_cambodia; is problem solved? this is a belated tip; from what i,ve researched may have to do with usb cable. there are two(2) type. 1st din
connection coupler, 2nd flat rectanluar connection , the din is serial port, flat rectanluar is usb port (hub). which do u have? advise change to the other type if possible. through irq interrupt timeout is closing port and usb mouse. could not find another solution sorry.
 
Old 09-05-2004, 09:40 PM   #7
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Err, what is din connection coupler and flat rectanluar connection?

How can i determine mine is what type of these two?


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Old 09-05-2004, 09:58 PM   #8
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My pc has four usb ports. 2 at the front and other 2 at the back.

so the 2 at the front are usb hub?


can u clearify this?


Thanks,
 
Old 09-06-2004, 08:05 AM   #9
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mrpc_cambodia; ahha, yes the ports maybe termed as hubs too. since they
are directly interfaced with processor bridge. now as the cables there are two types: ieee-1394 six pin port & four pin cables. the six has six wires, 2
differential pairs of clock & data lines, + 2 power lines. the four is for self -powered devices. the six wire cable & port are different than that of four wire cable & port in appearance, four wire is rectangle the six is pentagram.
which type do you have?
 
Old 09-08-2004, 10:20 PM   #10
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Oh! now it work. u know why?

I just didn't realize that usb mouse doesn't work in text.

when i switch to graphical mode, my usb mouse work just fine.

Thanks for all your help,


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