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Re: USB Mouse



On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 11:54:35AM -0800, nate wrote:
> Daniel L. Miller said:
> > Is there a known problem with using a USB mouse?  My particular
> > configuration is a FIC motherboard for an AMD 750 Athlon (older VIA
> > chipset), connected to a ViewSonic monitor's (P815) USB hub, with a
> > Microsoft Optical Trackball.
> >
> > After a variable period of time, the mouse will cease functioning and I
> > cannot re-enable it without re-booting.
> 
> does it happen when you plug directly into the port rather then a hub,
> what does the kernel log say if anything? Some older VIA chipsets had
> USB problems but your athlon is several years newer then the ones I
> encountered with issues(socket 7 era).
> 
> I use a couple USB trackballs(Logitech). One goes through a hub, the other
> does not, never had a problem. Perhaps theres an IRQ conflict or other
> conflict with your USB controller. Check /proc/interrupts
> 
> do you use any other USB devices, do they experience similar behavior?
> 
> the log informaiton is usually stored in /var/log/syslog or /var/log/messages

Also, does unloading and reloading the modules help?  Are you using
hotplug?  Tried unplugging/plugging it?

-rob

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