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From: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
To: Stian Jordet <liste@jordet.nu>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Mouse/Keyboard problems with 2.5.38
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 10:58:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20020926105853.A168142@ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1032996672.11642.6.camel@chevrolet>; from liste@jordet.nu on Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 01:31:12AM +0200

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 01:31:12AM +0200, Stian Jordet wrote:

> I haven't really tried a 2.5 kernel for a very long time. I used some of
> the earliest, but then I suddenly had problems booting one of them, and
> haven't really taken much effort in getting it boot lately.
> 
> But now I decided I should try again. I got 2.5.38 booted after some
> initial trouble. But, I have a couple of weird problems. First, the
> mouse. I have a Logitech Cordless Optical mouse. With kernel 2.4.x I use
> MouseManPlusPS/2 as the XFree mouse-driver. Then I can use the wheel and
> the fourth button just as expected. But with kernel 2.5.38 neither the
> wheel or the fourth button works. I change protocol to IMPS/2 in XFree,
> and everything works like expected, but the fourth button works just
> like pussing the wheel (third button). This is excactly the same
> behavior as with 2.4.20-pre7 (that's why I use MouseManPlusPS/2). Anyone
> have a clue why this doesn't work with kernel 2.5.38?

Use ExplorerPS/2 in XFree to get access to all the buttons. The new
input drivers handle the MouseMan protocol right in the kernel, and
independently on the real mouse type (ImPS/2, ImExPS/2, GenPS/2,
Logitech PS2++ USB, Busmouse, whatever) export an ExplorerPS/2-like
virtual mouse to userspace. This is what most applications support
correctly, and is compatible with generic PS/2 and ImPS/2 protocols also.

> Second problem, if I press SHIFT+PAGEUP, my computer freezes. It spits
> out this message: "input: AT Set 2 keyboard on isa0060/serio0, and then
> it's dead. I have a Logitech cordless keyboard. 
> 
> Anyone else experienced this?

I fixed this in about 2.5.36. Please #define ATKBD_DEBUG in
drivers/input/keyboard/atkbd.c, and send me the kernel output just
before the crash, please. I'll try to reproduce it here meanwhile.

-- 
Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs

  parent reply	other threads:[~2002-09-26  8:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-25 23:31 Stian Jordet
2002-09-25 23:47 ` Brad Hards
2002-09-26  8:58 ` Vojtech Pavlik [this message]
2002-09-26 11:32   ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-26 11:37     ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-26 15:30       ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-26 16:57         ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-26 22:50           ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-27  7:10             ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-27 11:51               ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-07 13:00                 ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-07 19:55                   ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-07 20:01                     ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-08  0:20                       ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-08  8:17                         ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-08 17:18                           ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-08 17:25                             ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-08 23:48                               ` Stian Jordet
     [not found]                                 ` <20021009082215.C1890@ucw.cz>
2002-10-09 10:42                                   ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-09  0:54                               ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-30 22:10               ` Stian Jordet
     [not found] <20021008085842.A4412@ucw.cz>
2002-10-08 17:14 ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-08 17:23   ` Vojtech Pavlik

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