USB Mouse not Working

Chris Maness chris at
Sun Jul 29 14:14:09 UTC 2007

> <snip>
>> 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

The mouse is working well on another system.  Did you try my little 

Chris Maness

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