MX700 Logitech Duo
mistry.7 at osu.edu
Fri Dec 3 10:33:28 PST 2004
On Friday 03 December 2004 12:47 pm, mike wrote:
> About a month ago I downloaded and installed FreeBSD on a junk computer
> I had laying here and man I was impressed! I mean it installed so
> quickly I couldn't believe it had installed properly. When I rebooted I
> was seriously exepecting alot of errors, but it ran just fine. As time
> went on I kept reinstalling it and reinstalling apache, mysql, php,
> etc.. just to get the hang of it. I am a huge fan of BSD now because its
> so simple. So just 2 days ago I decided it was time to install the
> latest release ( 5.2.1 I think.) So I got it installed and it all went
> as expected, up until the mouse part. This is where I always run into
> some problems, but with FreeBSD its like I am in a shoebox under 10 ft
> of sand. I just can't seem to get it working! Its really disappointing
> because I am so ready to throw my XP cd into a brick wall! Ok enough of
> my ranting I suppose I will tell the poor soul reading this my specs.
> System is a HP Pavilion ze4430us Laptop
> AMD 2400XP Mobile
> 512 DDR 266
> 40 GB Drive ( 20GB For Windows / 10 For Media / 10 For FreeBSD)
> National Semiconducter On board 10/100 Network
> 802.11b/g On Board Wireless ( Not concerned bout that right now)
> Has a touchpad that I am not using at this point.
> Logitech MX700 Duo / USB
> I cannot get the mouse to work for nothing. I have plugged it into the
> USB port, tried using the PS/2 pigtail deal, nothing.
> I have tried:
> moused -t auto -p /dev/sysmouse
> moused -t auto -p /dev/usm0
> moused -t auto -p /dev/psm0
> None returned Errors, None work. dmesg shows that the kernel recognizes
> my Logitech receiver, keyboard, and mouse, but the mouse does not work
> at all. Keyboard works but if I type fast then I get some weird stuff
> going on. It seems like it throws out the character I typed half a
> second ago out a again? I am getting discouraged again and I would
> really like someones opinion on what I should do! I don't want to go out
> and get another keyboard and mouse because this set is awesome, its just
> BSD that don't like me. Sorry for a long post, but my blood pressure is
> getting higher and higher with each failing attempt!
Apply the patch that I submitted to the following PR. It's a hack, but it
will work until a correct fix is ready.
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