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Old 09-11-2003, 03:34 PM   #1
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USB Mouse don't move :(

Hello, here is my prob + Information:

I have a mouse in port USB (Mouse: USB WHeel Optical Microsoft) that when X start, I have KDM started, I see the list of users, etc...

In brief, the mouse is present but does not move: (


Debian SID 3.0r1
Kernel 2.4.21 + USB and HID compiled
Modules: Mousedev, input and hid are loaded..
My file of configuration X is "nickel" (perfect)

In brief, I wondered what to make to be able to have a mouse 100 % functional?

Thank you for your help as well as your answers..


Old 09-11-2003, 04:10 PM   #2
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I have similar problems, the usb device crashs before x start.

My friend use RH9, asus agpx4 mother board with viacom usb 2.0. the mouse is creative optical lite

(my case is solved. need usb-ohci model....

Last edited by codec; 09-11-2003 at 04:34 PM.
Old 09-11-2003, 08:54 PM   #3
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Could you post the mouse part of you /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file?
Old 09-12-2003, 05:38 AM   #4
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i'm using red hat 9, and the same optical wheel mouse. and mine works, but sometimes (nearly everytime) it freezes while preformaning a task, and i have to use the keyboard for the rest of the time...
Old 09-12-2003, 09:50 AM   #5
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I found a message on google search.

>Just type
>Or, if that is too much recent output (some
>errors keep repeating :}) look in /var/log
>files of interest would be
>If it's USB 2, try unloading ohci
>modprobe -r usb-ohci
>and loading ehci
>modprobe ehci-hcd

it may work, but I have to try it in my friend's pc. I may try modify /etc/modules.conf or run /sbin/modprobe. brb in a few hours

- update: argh........ doesn't work for that pc.... OMG -

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