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Re: USB Microsoft Laptop Mouse with Intellieye

From: "Michael Perry" <mperry@lnxpowered.org>
> I am definitely no guru when it comes to usb devices; but I have a 60g
> pocketec usb 2.0 drive working pretty well now to hold tunes/data files.
> My latest attempt is with one of the smallish USB laptop mice that MS
> makes.  This is only a usb device.  I have hotplug and usbutils
> installed and the device gets id'ed after I insert the input stuff as
> well as usb HID.  According to some help I have read, with the mouse
> plugged in if I do a "cat /dev/input/mice" and move the mouse around I
> should see some characters on the screen.  The cat opens /dev/input/mice
> but I cannot seem to get the mouse working whatsoever.  I think I have
> all the pieces working together.

Not your mouse, laptop or kernel :-)  but I did recently get a MS Blue Wireless
mouse working and the other thing I had to do (after creating /dev/input/mice)
was add 'hid' to /etc/modules (echo hid >>/etc/modules).  Once I did that,
everything else worked fine.

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