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Re: usb mouse not recognised in kernel 2.4.22

On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 11:39:23PM +1000, Ben wrote:
> I have a laptop which is running debian (sarge), I have recently 
> upgraded the kernel from 2.4.18 to 2.4.22 to tacke advantage of acpi and 
> now I can't get the mouse to work..
> the mouse is detected ok:
> Sep  7 23:36:28 zeus kernel: usb.c: USB disconnect on device 00:1d.0-1 
> address 2
> Sep  7 23:36:30 zeus kernel: hub.c: new USB device 00:1d.0-1, assigned 
> address 3
> Sep  7 23:36:30 zeus kernel: hiddev0: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Logitech USB 
> Optical Mouse] on usb1:3.0
> however it doesn't work!

using X, gpm from console or what else?

> if I boot back to bf24 kernel it works!
> kernel 2.4.22 modules are the same (ie usbcore hid usbmouse usb-uhci) as 
> bf24.

You probably need to restart the application that needs to *see* the
newly plugged mouse.
A cleaner solution is to always load usbmouse (use modconf or add
usbmouse to /etc/moudules)
Or you compile usbmouse static into the kernel


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