warty install problem
jodi at lawsonroad.com
Wed Oct 6 21:42:13 UTC 2004
I initially had the same trouble, but took my mouse out of the USB spot
and plugged it in in a different one and all is fine. Happens every
once in awhile during boot, but not often. I have a MS 3-button USB
wireless, if that helps.
Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 10:04:30AM -0700, Thomas Gill wrote:
>>As a Linux newbie, I have been trying for about 2 years now to install a
>>Linux version that works. Have tried Mandrake, SUSE, Fedora and others
>>... something always fails and further discourages me from moving to
>>A few days ago I tried Ubuntu and everything seemed to be going fine
>>until the unstall was complete and I got to the log-on screen ... NO
>>MOUSE SUPPORT! Nothing I could do but shut it down and return to XP.
>>The very same thing happened a while back when I tried to install FC2
>>... no mouse function.
>>Nothing unusual about my system: ASUS P4S533X , P1.7, 256Mb,
>>Dexxa/Labtec optical mouse on PS2 port.
>>Any suggestions appreciated.
> Does your mouse have extra buttons, or any other non-standard features which
> could explain the problem? Basic PS/2 mice are very simple and
> well-supported, but some of the fancier models are tricky to initialize.
> For example:
> Does it help if you unplug the mouse and plug it back in?
> There is also a new mouse driver attached to the bug, which might fix your
> problem. The only straightforward way to install it is on the command-line,
> though. I can provide explicit instructions if you are interested in
> working with us to track down the problem.
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