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Old 06-21-2004, 09:44 PM   #1
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USB thumb drive works great, but I still can't get my USB mouse to work.


Does it make a difference whether or not I have the HID stuff built into the kernel rather than being compiled as modules? Does maybe my mouse support need to be compiled as a module? This is what is shown in dmesg:
Code:
hub.c: new USB device 00:1d.1-1, assigned address 7
input: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Logitech USB Receiver] on usb2:7.0
Anyone have any ideas?
 
Old 06-21-2004, 10:06 PM   #2
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I am just a newbie so I am not trying to be smug but try de muting and then turn up your volumn thats what mine needed. roosofallevil
 
Old 06-21-2004, 10:42 PM   #3
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This is for a mouse.
 
Old 06-21-2004, 10:52 PM   #4
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Compiling a driver as kernel is just a mather of having to load it (hotplug usually handles that) or having it directly loaded (built-in).
Does your mouse works on text mode, on X? Where it doesn't work? Do u have tried to configure it?

EDIT: Forgot to say, you're mouse seems to be loading fine acording to what u posted, so i guess you only need to configure it.
To configure it in text mode, run: pkgtool . Once there, goto Setup, then select mouse and press OK. There you should be able to select the usb mouse.
To configure it on X, you should run either XF86Config or xorgconfig according to the X server u have

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Old 06-21-2004, 11:02 PM   #5
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Yeah now that I re-read my post, I realized that I didn't really put much information in there. This is on an IBM thinkpad, and the built in mouse works fine, but the USB mouse does not work in X or on the console. The odd thing is it works if I boot up using the bare.i kernel, but not with the one I compiled.

I did some searching and found out that there is a /dev/input/ directory. I did a cat /dev/input/mouse0 and I was getting gibberish while moving the USB mouse, which means it is being seen, but something isn't configured right I guess. I am going to try your suggestion and see what happens.

EDIT: I ran the pkgtool and then selected the USB mouse, and after restarting X the mouse worked great, but then the built in mouse didn't work. Both of them worked with the bare.i kernel. Is there any way to get them both to work, hopefully without recompiling?

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Old 06-21-2004, 11:28 PM   #6
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I dunno about using two at the same time (I read some posts ago that two couldn't be used or wasn't that easy to use). Try searching the forum and see if you get an answer (I can't help you anymore because i don't have two mouse :/)

Edit: the thread i was refering too is: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=195734
started by Kierse, he could use both as you're looking for

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Old 06-21-2004, 11:36 PM   #7
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Alright I'll give that a shot. I just think it's weird that they would both work with the bare.i kernel. Thanks for the help.
 
Old 06-22-2004, 12:16 AM   #8
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Well I got it to work. I edited my XF86config file to look like this:
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Mouse1"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
    Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
EndSection

Section "Input Device"
# USB MOUSE
    Identifier "Mouse0"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device" "/dev/input/mouse0"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection
This let's me use both mice while using X. Thanks for the help.
 
Old 06-22-2004, 01:52 AM   #9
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Cool, that looks much simpler than the other post, I hope this helps to others trying the same.
 
  


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