USB Mouse not Working

Adam J Richardson at
Sun Jul 29 13:27:55 UTC 2007

> The mouse seems to get detected perfectly and this is the GENERIC kernel 
> build that has the modules.  The mouse gets detected and listed at boot 
> time.  However, I don't think I am getting data out of the mouse port.
> I beleive in the past I have checked with
> #cat /dev/ums0
> and if things are working corectly, cat display binary garbage on the 
> screen when you wiggle the mouse.  Try this after killing moused (moused 
> makes ums0 unavailable).
> Chris Maness
> _______________________________________________

Perhaps the mouse is dead or dying? Mine keeps its USB cable on a little 
spindle, and to unreel the cable you have to tug on the cable. Not the 
best design since the cable is very thin and has taken damage over time.

Adam J Richardson

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