[lfs-support] Mouse Trouble

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Tue Nov 26 00:40:37 PST 2013


On Mon, 2013-11-25 at 23:09 -0500, Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
> Now that I've got my linux-3.12 system up and running, and the ethernet 
> card running, I'm running into another problem:
> 
> The mouse is not detected.
> 
> The mouse (an older Microsoft Intellimouse USB model) works fine with 
> the mouse-based BIOS and with my Fedora installation, so there's 
> probably something wrong with my configuration. When I start X, the 
> mouse does not light up, which means it's not getting USB power, so it's 
> apparently not getting detected.

If it's old, I'm guessing it's a USB1 device? You're probably missing
the drivers for that... as I recall, you need a separate driver for each
USB variant, even though they're using the same ports. I think the one
you want is the UHCI option (it's been a while since I looked at that)

Simon.




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