Re: USB Microsoft Laptop Mouse with Intellieye
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: USB Microsoft Laptop Mouse with Intellieye
- From: Derek Broughton <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 10:43:19 -0300
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- References: <20031019001550.GA17328@debian>
From: "Michael Perry" <email@example.com>
> 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.