LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-17-2006, 12:14 PM   #1
jtmillard
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: Middleton ID (Boise)
Distribution: FC5
Posts: 27

Rep: Reputation: 15
Targus PAKP003 mouse & keypad


I have the mouse and keypad listed in the subject.
They work just find after the usb adapter has been properly
initalized.
My problem is trying to figure out what happens to initalize the
usb adapter.
The usb adapter has an led on it and that must be lit for the
mouse & keypad to work.
It can take from minutes to never after having booted my notebook
for the led to light.
I am running FC5 Kernel 2.6.16.16 and using the usual xorg stuff.
I run Gnome as KDE does not play well with the ACPI and my screen.
The notebook is a Sony VGN-A290.
I have looked at all the log files I can find and find nothing
to indicate why the led just came on.

Anyone have an idea where I could look or a simple utility that
I could run to cause the adapter to initalize?
I have searched the Internet and other help sites with no help found.
I am a systems programmer and familiar with linux and building the kernel
from source. I have written device drivers for linux and unix.
Even so I have not figured this one out.
Any suggestions are greatly appriciated.
Thank you.
 
  


Reply

Tags
keypad, mouse


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Targus scroll wheel & SuSE 10 Wavz Linux - Hardware 1 04-03-2006 10:44 PM
Linux fingerprint reader support for AES4000 (Targus Defcon Authenticator)? make Linux - Hardware 0 03-22-2006 03:36 AM
Keypad sends mouse events in X OdieQ Linux - Hardware 1 08-15-2004 05:17 AM
Targus Port Replicator with SuSE 9.0 uranologist Linux - Hardware 0 03-06-2004 06:28 PM
Targus Port Replicator MarcRJacobs Linux - Newbie 1 09-21-2003 01:12 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:44 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration